Get involved in the KCC budget consultation

Kent County Council (KCC) is launching a seven-week consultation, asking residents for their views on proposals to increase Council Tax to help fund vital services and their ideas for making further savings. The setting of the annual KCC budget is a complex and challenging process involving not just detailed financial analysis, but crucially conversations with…

John Simmonds steps down from KCC cabinet position

It has been announced today that Cllr John Simmonds MBE has resigned as KCC Cabinet Member for Finance due to ill health. Mr Simmonds was elected to the County Council in June 2001 as the Conservative Member for Canterbury North, representing villages around Canterbury including Blean and Hackington. He now represents Canterbury West following boundary…