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Lancashire County Council's position regarding school absence and fines

Lancashire County Council has issued this statement to correct both in misleading articles and social media messages.

Lancashire County Council would like to clarify the situation regarding fines issued because of absence from school, following incorrect recent media coverage.

Help to buy

Everyone deserves the chance to buy their own home.

And we want to give people a bit of support.

That's why we introduced Help to Buy.

With Help to Buy, we'll loan you up to 20% of your new home's cost. So you only need to pay a 5% deposit.

NHS cash welcomed across Lancashire

Letter to the Editor
Lancashire Evening Post

"The Prime Minister’s announcement of an extra £20 billion a year cash injection for the NHS, will I’m sure be welcomed across Lancashire.

£394 million more EVERY WEEK for the NHS

OUR LONG-TERM PLAN FOR THE NHS

We're increasing NHS funding by £394 million a week in real terms by 2023/24.

1. £20.5 billion a year, £394 million a week, extra in real terms by 2023/24.

2. A ten year plan for world-class healthcare with more doctors and nurses.

MP welcomes mental health pilot for children in care

 

Pendle’s MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed the announcement of a new £1 million trial of high quality mental health assessments for children in care, to ensure young people are assessed at the right time, with a focus on their individual needs as they enter care.