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Online safety among younger children improving in Suffolk

This year’s annual Cybersurvey results show that more parents are delivering messages of online safety to their children from a young age.

The survey, now in its tenth year, shows that parental influence is having an impact on risk-taking behaviour, with 62% of children (up from 57% in 2016) saying they always listen to their parent/carers advice and 80% taught about online safety at school.

Suffolk School Transport Consultation

Suffolk County Council is looking for a long-term solution to providing affordable home to school transport as a major public consultation gets underway.

Suffolk Conservatives Wishing you a Healthy New Year

With the New year many people are considering a health-related resolution. People often want to lose weight, quit smoking become more active, drink less alcohol and eat more healthily. It is easier said than done even though we know that achieving our goal will improve our mental and physical health, reducing our risk of getting cancer, heart disease, diabetes, dementia and many other illnesses

A very merry Christmas from Suffolk Conservatives

It’s that wonderful time of year were we all pause, relax and spend times with our loved one and family to celebrate Christmas and then the year just past and look forward to the year ahead.

 

Suffolk Conservative get unanimous support for Ipswich City Bid

At the meeting of Suffolk County Council on Thursday 7th December Colin Noble, Leader of the Conservative Group on Suffolk County Council proposed a motion to drive forward the ambition for Ipswich to become a city. This motion was seconded by the Cabinet Member for Ipswich Paul West and going full cross- party support.

Conservative run Suffolk County Council’s Children’s Services continue to improve following Ofsted pilot inspection

The council’s Children’s Services are now rated ‘Good’ in all areas.

Ofsted have developed a new framework for their future inspections of Local Authority Children’s Services (ILACS). Earlier this year, Suffolk County Council was asked to be a pilot site for this new inspection framework.

Suffolk County Council’s Children’s Services were previously judged ‘Good’ overall at the end of 2015, a grade that only a third of Local Authorities have achieved.