East Devon Alliance press statement:

“The Independent East Devon Alliance looks forward to the promise of change made by the new ruling Independent Group. We will act as a critical friend, serving the best interests of the people of East Devon.There are challenging times ahead and only by working together will the Council be able to deliver change for the better. We are pleased that the Leader of the Independent Group accepted our request to explore democratic reform and a move from Cabinet governance to the more democratic Committees system in which all councillors play an equal part.”

Paul Arnott, Leader Independent East Devon Alliance

Editor’s Note: The IEDA has 11 elected district councillors and sits as its own group within EDDC.”