January 20, 2017
HM Treasury entrance

DCN submission to the March 2017 Budget

The DCN has submitted a representation to HM Treasury ahead of the 2017 March Budget timetabled for 8 March.   This response focuses primarily on the […]
January 13, 2017
new homes, construction, planning, district councils, growth

New Homes Bonus reforms punish housebuilding districts

Reforms to the New Homes Bonus outlined in the provisional local government finance settlement will have a disproportionate and adverse impact on the communities we serve […]
December 15, 2016
new homes, construction, planning, district councils, growth

District Councils’ Network responds to provisional local government finance settlement 2017/18

In response to today’s provisional local government finance settlement, Cllr Neil Clarke, chairman of the District Councils’ Network (DCN) said: “The New Homes Bonus (NHB) scheme […]
November 24, 2016
HM Treasury entrance

DCN Autumn Statement 2016 Briefing

District Councils’ Network on the day member briefing responding to the 2016 Autumn Statement.