September 25, 2017

DISTRICT COUNCILS CALL FOR COUNCIL TAX RAISING POWERS FOR NEW HEALTH PRECEPT

District councils must be able to raise council tax by 2 per cent to invest in prevention measures that would help relieve the ever increasing demand […]
September 15, 2017
new homes, construction, planning, district councils, growth

DCN RESPONDS TO TECHNICAL CONSULTATION ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE SETTLEMENT

Responding to the Government’s technical consultation on the 2018/19 Local Government Finance Settlement, Cllr John Fuller Chairman of the District Councils’ Network, said: “District councils have […]
September 14, 2017

DCN RESPONDS TO GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT ON CONSULTATION FOR ASSESSING HOUSING NEED

Responding to the Government’s announcement on its consultation for assessing housing need, Cllr John Fuller, Chairman of the District Councils’ Network, said: “District councils, as the […]
August 31, 2017
new homes, construction, planning, district councils, growth

DCN RESPONDS TO LGA’S ANALYSIS OF PLANNING APPLICATION COSTS

Responding to the LGA’s analysis of planning application costs, Cllr John Fuller, Chairman of the District Councils’ Network, said: “The District Councils’ Network has long called […]