September 26, 2016
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District Councils’ Network responds to DCLG consultation: ‘Self-sufficient local government: 100% business rates retention’

In response to the DCLG consultation into 100 per cent retention of business rates, Cllr Neil Clarke MBE, chairman of the District Councils’ Network (DCN) said: […]
September 8, 2016
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100% Business Rate Retention: joint statement on CCN, DCN and RSN shared principles

Joint Statement The County Councils Network (CCN), District Councils’ Network (DCN) and Rural Services Network (RSN) have jointly welcomed the Government’s intention to move to 100% […]
July 5, 2016
DCN chairman Cllr Neil Clarke, APPG for District Councils Summer Reception

DCN Assembly Speech at LGA Conference – 5 July 2016

DCN chairman Cllr Neil Clarke called for strategic dialogue with Government to boost devolution and financial resourcing necessary to support delivery of 86 vital frontline services […]
May 30, 2016

Neil Clarke: District councils working together as clusters can provide a better way than more unitaries

In Conservative Home: May 30, 2016 Writing in Conservative Home, DCN Chairman Cllr Neil Clarke says District Clusters are coming together to deliver more efficient and effective […]