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Results of meeting

23 January 2019

The childrens services committee held their meeting yesterday (22 January) where there was 6 hours of debate over these proposals. Following the debate several amendments were proposed by opposition parties, but these were rejected during a vote.  Following this, the committee was asked to vote on the proposals.

Latest changes to proposals

16 January 2019

Following the public consultation, a report has been released this week with the plans of Norfolk County Council going forward for children’s centres. The number of centres being kept open has increased, as detailed below.

Are we being ignored?

22 November 2018

Everytime someone signed our online petition against the closures, our system automatically sent an email to all of the conservative councillors who are on the children’s services committee to notify them, including the chairman of the committee – councillor Stuart Dark.

Norwich City Council Cabinet Response

15 November 2018

Yesterday evening, Norwich City Council’s cabinet met to discuss the proposals put forward by Norfolk County Council to close children’s centres across Norfolk. The chairman understands that budget cuts from central government are making the problem an acute one, but the reduction in Norwich is a massive one. The chair says how vital these centres […]

Petition Accepted

15 November 2018

We are pleased to confirm that Norfolk County Council has today acknowledged the petition signatures that we collected and these will be entered into the consultation responses.   This follows on from the petition signatures submitted by the Norfolk Labour party too, meaning additional pressure is being put on Norfolk County Council.   We are now […]

Dates for your diary

Tuesday 22nd January 2019

- Children's Services Committee - Norfolk County Council
Agenda documents are available here:
Edwards Room, County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 2DH
We will broadcasting the meeting live on our facebook page and on this website.