Surrey County Council

Should Council Tax Hikes Or National Taxation Fund Better Care?

Stephen Burke | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Politics
Stephen Burke

A new vision has to win popular support. Universality is key to ensuring buy-in from the whole population and to tackling the unpopular and fragmented local variations that currently exist. Universality is also critical to raising the status of care and caring, and the value placed on care.

Lack of Media Interest in Gloria Foster's Death a Sad Reflection of Society's Attitude to the Elderly

Hayley Meachin | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Politics
Hayley Meachin

A former secretary at global corporation Shell, in her youth Gloria Foster was described by a friend as "incredibly glamorous, she loved life". In later life, following a stroke, her vitality faded, and she became reclusive, not wanting her many friends to witness her decline.

Elderly Widow Dies After Being Left Without Care

PA | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

An elderly woman has died after being left without care following a raid on the company that had been looking after her. Widow Gloria Foster, who w...

Volunteer-Run Libraries Ruled 'Unlawful'

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 03.06.2012 | Home

A county council's plan for 10 libraries to be run by volunteers was ruled unlawful by the High Court today. Surrey County Council planned the comm...