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Around 34 per cent of the Council’s revenue budget is spent on providing adult social care and an additional £3.2 million will be spent on care packages and support for vulnerable children.

£39 million will be spent on children’s social care in 2018/19, which is 21 per cent of the Council’s total revenue budget.

The Council’s capital programme covering 2017 to 2022 includes £222.4 million of projects and investment in the city through the capital programme continues to increase.

A new 10 year Homes for Plymouth programme will bring forward £146 million of investment and deliver the housing commitments in the Joint Local Plan for around 1,000 homes a year.

Where the money comes from 2017/2018

What the money will be spent on 2018/2019

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DATA Play 9 has arrived...

DATA Play 9 kicked off to a great start, once again helped by the great venue provided by the STEM Hub at City College. There was a great buzz in the room and it was great to see lots of new faces getting to know each other and discussing ideas.

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DATA Play 9 - Libraries and city challenges

We’re excited to be running another DATA Play day on 26 October which will explore how data and technology can help the city’s challenges. This time it’s focused on libraries!

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Submissions for DATA Play 8 now closed

Thank you to everyone who submitted their proposals for Data Play 8. The DATA Play community is really growing and it’s great to see more projects and people linking up.

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Meet Emoti-OS the 'emotive' chatbot

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DATA Play 8 … the fun continued

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DATA Play 8 is here...

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DATA Play 8 - Housing and social enterprise

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Submissions for DATA Play 7 now closed

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