August 24, 2016
new homes, construction, planning, district councils, growth

DCN response to Local Plans Expert Group

District councils outlined a series of reforms to the Local Plans Expert Group aimed at simplifying the planning system and helping to realise Government ambitions for […]
August 17, 2016
new homes, construction, planning, district councils, growth

We need more flexibility on planning

In The MJ, 16 August 2016: It is important that the performance of councils in approving planning permissions is considered within the wider context of local authorities […]
August 12, 2016
Sandra Dinneen, chairman District Councils' Network (DCN) Chief Executives Group and Chief Executive South Norfolk Council

Let districts step up to the plate for public health

In The MJ, 2 August 2016: Sandra Dinneen, chair of the DCN chief executives’ group, makes case for districts to help shape Sustainability Transformation Plans (STPs) […]
August 4, 2016
new homes, construction, planning, district councils, growth

DCN consultation response: New Homes Bonus – ‘sharpening the incentive’

The District Councils’ Network response to the DCLG’s consultation into reform of the New Homes Bonus can be found at the link below DCN response to […]