Under the Conservatives, the Council has brought in
improved recycling collection of glass, cans, plastic bottles, textiles and
batteries; and not just in the towns, but right across the District. The
volumes collected have rocketed to over 47% with your support and it continues
to rise! The weekly food waste collection is now available to all 60,000
households. Waste and Recycling costs
you just £1.13 per week
In a new Conservative Council we will increase the range of items we recycle, with all plastics being top of the list. We are also looking at ways of extending our recycling service to cardboard and garden waste in partnership with Otter Rotters.
Local families of
We have retained our housing stock and currently have 4290 properties. Our housing stock is independently judged as high quality because of the £20 million we have invested in repairs and renovations over the past four years. This money has provided many LOCAL businesses with work.
New Housing at Stowford Rise Sidmouth
OF KEY RESORTS
Conservative - led EDDC has worked with a number of partners to deliver vital regeneration projects in two of our key holiday resorts. Exmouth and Seaton are now bucking the national trend and are well-placed to take advantage of the upturn in the economy when it arrives.
PLANNING FOR GROWTH PROTECTING OUR UNIQUE ENVIRONMENT
We can - with care cater for everyone’s needs while
Axe Valley Wetlands
We also want to embrace the concept of Localism in planning, because we know how critical planning is to our communities.
In the past, we’ve been constrained by planning law and policy shaped by Labour. We Conservatives support the new government’s drive to make planning local and we will deliver on that.
SUPPORTING EMPLOYMENT GROWTH
Conservatives will enable local communities to thrive and evolve to meet the challenges of the 21st century. We will do this by:
Delivering 11,000 jobs at the
Continuing to support and fund training
Providing more low cost units to encourage new business
Honiton Business Centre
LOCALISM – HANDING DECISIONS BACK TO THE COMMUNITY
The Decentralisation and Localism Bill encourages
communities to engage more closely with local decision making –eg. Planning
Policy – and gives them the option of taking over assets they believe could
be better managed at a more local level. Here in
Seaton Town Hall
We are keen to work in partnership with you to take
We therefore ask for your vote on 5th May so that together we can make an immediate start.