September 2, 2016
public health DCN prevention planning housing

Public health cuts ‘false economy’, MPs say

In LocalGov.co.uk, 1 September 2016: In response to the committee’s findings, Cllr Neil Clarke, chairman of the District Councils’ Network (DCN) said: ‘The DCN welcomes the Commons […]
August 31, 2016

Districts’ role in prevention should be part of mainstream policy

In the LGC, 31 August 2016: DCN Chairman Cllr Neil Clarke says districts are well placed to ensure that STPs reflect the health and social care […]
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) […]