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A proposal to merge two special schools in Dawlish into a single residential special school is being consulted on. Plans are being proposed to merge the schools to create one special school which could accommodate 190 children with 35 weekly residential places. The aim is to provide better opportunities for pupils with special educational needs and increase the number of places for ...

Is it any wonder people are disillusioned with our corrupt system.  The voter turnout figures speak for themselves.  Local elections barely scrape above 30%, and general elections are now less than 70%.  Coincidentally, the biggest drops in turnout have occurred since Blair won his first term in office; he fuelled this disillusionment.

majorp
majorp
2 weeks ago

In an article that Lynne kindly posted elsewhere about parking charges to rise for parking at Dawlish Warren, it is reported at one place this " The urgent report was the first time that many of Teignbridge councillors had even heard of planned changes to parking at Dawlish Warren, says Cllr Alan Connett." Well fancy that!!!! Shows that the civil servants think they are in charge. Well they ...

A father has told of his anger and disgust at learning that his 14-year-old daughter had been allegedly sexually abused by men in a seaside flat when he thought she was sleeping at a friend's house. His daughter lied about having a sleepover with a schoolfriend and instead the two girls went to stay with the older sister of another 14-year-old in Dawlish. Read more... ...

i do not think @Calamari understands politics that well (not that i do either).but i would say this, you need to watch past episodes of "yes primeminister". and you will quickly learn that it is the top civil servants that are in charge no matter what party holds the majority and think they are in control. you talk to a politian face to face (members of la's are also classed as politicians) and ...

leatash
leatash
2 weeks ago

You are correct Lynne but as we all know the banks here in the uk fell foul and as a result cost us the tax payer billions and to pay back all that borrowed money services had to be cut resulting in what we have today.

1263
1263
2 weeks ago

@Calamari 1- your getting off the subjest 2-"Silly Questions"  thankfully this man is not in power but were he to be elected he would hypothetically have his finger of the nucluear button.....sorry remove that, he believes in "world peace"and the socialist ideals with heroes like stalin who you could argue killed more of his own people than hitler.  The essence of asking questions is that ...

2 weeks ago

@Calamari 1- your getting off the subjest 2-"Silly Questions"  thankfully this man is not in power but were he to be elected he would hypothetically have his finger of the nucluear button.....sorry remove that he believes in world peace and the socialist ideals with heroes like stalin who you could argue killed more of his own people  than hitler.  T

Lynne
Lynne
2 weeks ago

I thought the financial mess of some 10 years ago (but still with us now) started over Stateside with the advent of sub prime mortgages. There is a very good film (well I think so) that covers this time in the States. If those interested in how the US financial whizz kids caused all this I would highly recommend watching The Big Short. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Big_Short_(film)

leatash
leatash
2 weeks ago

Calamari was it not the bankers who put us in this mess.

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