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David Finch 

Leader of Essex County Council


A blueprint to help ECC reach its goals by 2021

A masterplan that will be the cornerstone of everything Essex County Council does over the next four years was approved at Full Council recently.

Guest blog - Cllr Dick Madden

Taking a holistic approach to improving children's social care

My second speech at this year’s Local Government Association (LGA) conference gave me the opportunity to talk about the work of the LGA task and finish group around improving children’s social care. 

Guest blog - Cllr Dick Madden

'Any is too many' - addressing child poverty in Essex

This week I had the pleasure of speaking at the Local Government Association (LGA) conference in Birmingham, where I outlined plans to address child poverty across Essex.