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 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 […]
August 23, 2017

DISTRICT COUNCILS RESPOND TO LGO REPORT ON BIN COLLECTION COMPLAINTS

Responding to the Local Government Ombudsman’s report ‘Lifting the lid on bin complaints’, Cllr John Fuller, Chairman of the District Councils Network, said: “Waste collection is […]