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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.

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.

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.