Success Regime puts back plans and public consultation

It has emerged over the last few days that the timetable and proposals for major cuts in local health services in this area have been put back to 2017 Success regime update 11th November 2016 Castlepoint CCG have now published an update on the Success Regime plans.  I attended the workshop in Basildon ( as did about 12 other people) where we learned very little about what was being planned other than the downgrading of two A&E units to enable one to be the one that receives the emergency ambulances from a huge geography. No information was forthcoming about how that would save money. (more…)

By Basildon Labour Party, ago

Gavin Speaks Out on Hospital Funding

Basildon Hospital has broken the news that it faces a £20million blackhole in this financial year. Basildon and Billericay candidate Gavin Callaghan responds: Mike Le-Surf and I warned in September 2014 that if the hospital did not tackle the rising cost of agency staff and our local MPs did not Read more…

By agordon92, ago
Council Tax

Read all about it!

Reading the national papers today was not a task for the faint-hearted. The Tory-led coalition’s ideological cuts to local government grants, cuts to social care and a lack of investment in our local communities are now more than ever pulling our communities apart.


By Mike Le-Surf, ago