Postponement of the 24/02/2020 West Midlands Regional Seminar

Taking into account the current weather & flooding situation across the country we have decided to postpone the West Midlands Regional Seminar which was supposed to take place this upcoming Monday, 24th of February 2020 at Stafford Borough Council.
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Select Committee on the Rural Economy

Our Chief Executive Graham Biggs MBE gave evidence today (16th October 2018) to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Rural Economy.  

He responded to a number of questions on the Rural Economy and here is a snippet of him talking about the Fair Funding Review of Local Government Finance (click below):

Graham stresses that 'historically rural areas have been majorly underfunded in comparison to urban areas' and there 'is a need for fair distribution of whatever funds this country can make available to fund local services.'

The full session can be viewed at here

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