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Cabinet to Consider Backing Campaign for Rural Strategy

Date Published: 12 March 2019

Rutland County Council Cabinet are to consider backing a national campaign to appeal Government to develop a Rural Strategy.

The campaign, which is led by the Rural Services Network, calls on Government to take the lead in working with other interested organisations to produce a comprehensive, long-term and funded strategy Rural Strategy that ensures rural areas have:

  • A thriving rural economy
  • A digitally connected countryside
  • A place everyone can get around
  • Affordable places to live
  • A fair deal on health and social care
  • A place to learn and grow
  • A financial settlement from Government that supports local action and includes fair funding for rural services
  • A rural-proofed policy framework

The decision is to be made on 19 March 2019, when Rutland County Council Cabinet next meets.

The agenda and reports for Cabinet on 19 March can be read on our Meetings page.

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