Devon County Council Plan 2021 – 2025Best place
Our plan focuses on how we will help the county to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, build on the resilience of local people and communities to create a fairer, healthier and more caring place, and grasp the opportunity to create a greener, more prosperous and inclusive future for all.
The best place to…
My priority is to ensure Devon enjoys a strong recovery from the pandemic so we can improve the health, incomes and opportunities of our residents. We will focus on a clean, green recovery to renew and regenerate our economy and bring greater prosperity and opportunity for all our communities.
John Hart, Leader of Devon County Council
Our priorities are…
Respond to the climate emergency
Lead on helping Devon respond to the climate and ecological emergency, and work to protect and improve our natural environment
Be ambitious for children and young people
Work together to ensure all children are safe, healthy and can thrive with opportunities to fulfil their potential
Support sustainable economic recovery
Help Devon achieve inclusive economic recovery and sustainable growth, ensure more people can take advantage of opportunities, and invest carefully to improve infrastructure
Tackle poverty and inequality
Make Devon a fairer place, address poverty, health and other inequalities, and ensure support for those people and families struggling most
Improve health and wellbeing
Help people to be healthier and more resilient, ensure everyone gets the care they need, and support people to live their lives well
Help communities be safe, connected and resilient
Support all our communities to be safer, better connected and more resilient with a focus on communities at greatest risk or in greatest need
How we will work…
with each other, our partners, and with citizens and communities
We are committed to being:
a trusted council…
that leads and collaborates well, makes good decisions, uses resources effectively and is financially resilient
an inclusive council…
that is intolerant to prejudice and discrimination, invests in, develops and nurtures our workforce, and hears the voices of all our communities
an innovative council…
that listens and learns, uses data well and transforms the way we work in order to improve our services to the people of Devon
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