November 17, 2017
Big Ben from Westminster Bridge, All Party Parliamentary Group for District Councils

DCN RESPONSE TO RESPUBLICA REPORT

Responding to a ResPublica press release on its report ‘Devo 2.0 – The Case for Counties’, ahead of its launch on Monday, Cllr John Fuller, Chairman […]
November 14, 2017

DISTRICT COUNCILS OUTLINE EMPHASIS ON NEW POWERS TO ENSURE DEVELOPERS BUILD OUT PERMITTED LAND IN RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT PLANNING CONSULTATION

DISTRICT COUNCILS OUTLINE EMPHASIS ON NEW POWERS TO ENSURE DEVELOPERS BUILD OUT PERMITTED LAND IN RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT PLANNING CONSULTATION District Councils, who are responsible for […]
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 […]