“Children in charge of the council for a day at takeover event”

Owl was under the impression that children have been in charge of EDDC for some considerable time …

“Year 6 children from Exeter Road Community Primary School were among the region’s schools to take part in a takeover day at the East Devon District Council Offices – getting a sense of life in local government, making decisions which impact on people’s everyday lives

In a mock council meeting, the children put on their best acting performances as they pretended to be adults in professions from butcher through to builder and debated what to do with a new plot of land. …”