Tag Archives: David Cameron

County Council Leaders push for “bigger picture” after PM’s promises to improve A303

Prime Minister David Cameron’s promise to revamp the A303 as part of a £15 billion “roads revolution” has been welcomed by Somerset County Council. However, County Council Leader John Osman and Deputy Leader David Hall have pressed the Government to commit to the “whole route” improvement programme needed to seriously upgrade the key road. They […]

Cameron praises Somerset success

Prime Minister David Cameron has praised Somerset’s success in helping families turn their lives around. Somerset’s Troubled Families Programme ranks as the fifth best in the country for the percentage of families helped in the last two years. PM David Cameron said: “Somerset has done a great job. It is a good success for Somerset […]

Cameron announces: flood victims exempt from council tax

Somerset County Council welcomes Prime Minister David Cameron’s announcement today that flood victims will be exempt from council tax. The announcement comes a week after Leader of Somerset County Council, Cllr John Osman, pledged that people whose homes are flooded or cut off because of the floods will not have to pay the Somerset County […]

Prime Minister backs calls for utility firms to give flooded bill-payers a break

Prime Minister David Cameron today backed calls for utility companies to do their bit to help victims of flooding. Somerset County Council leader John Osman lent his support yesterday after discussing the idea with members of the Flooding on the Levels Action Group (FLAG). He tweeted: “I call on all utility companies to suspend the […]

Prime Minister meets with Council Leader John Osman on visit to flood-hit Somerset

David Cameron met with Somerset County Council Leader John Osman today and gave thanks for the work in response to the devastating flooding. The Prime Minister met Cllr Osman during his visit to the flood hit county, and thanked all agency staff and the many volunteers for their efforts. Cllr Osman said: “I’m delighted that […]