It also boosts community spirit among adults.
Posts by Judy Terry
Judy Terry is a journalist and marketing professional. She was a Suffolk councillor for 10 years, four of which on the County as Cabinet member for Economic Development, and 10 on Ipswich Borough Council, where she transformed cultural services. She stood down in May this year.
Judy Terry: The arrogance of planning officers is blocking the chance of the new homes being built that we need
Endless housing conferences organised by the public sector have been held without a single developer or industry representative being invited to speak.
Last year a council Chief Executive received an eight per cent rise, taking her salary to £170,000 – whilst most of her staff were stuck with the basic one per cent
Attacks on the Prime Minister were unfair and unreasonable – the local authority was the lead.
MPs need to work better at sharing intelligence about local concerns. We can win with a message of hope.
Take the time to create an accurate specification – millions can be wasted on late changes.
Many fee-paying schools already offer scholarships and are sponsoring academies.
Community Land Trusts and other schemes are making a positive difference around the country.
They provide much better value for money than Labour’s unwieldy Regional Development Agencies managed.
There needs to be transparency over the borrowing that is being undertaken.
Suffolk residents deserve better value for money.
Coastal erosion threatens the site of the world’s first operational radar station.
The art treasures must be put on display.
A Head Teacher had to buying independent behaviour support, education psychology and speech and language therapists, because local authority provision was so poor.
A high priority will be quality structured work placements.