September 28, 2016

Neil Clarke and Mark Pawsey MP: In praise of district councils

In Conservative Home, 16 September 2016: Brexit shows that we ignore local identity and what matters most to local communities at our peril write DCN chairman […]
September 2, 2016
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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 […]
September 1, 2016

District Councils’ Network responds to Commons Health Committee report on Public Health post-2013

The Commons Health Select Committee today issued a report entitled Public Health Post-2013 – Structures, Organisation, Funding and Delivery Inquiry. In response, Cllr Neil Clarke, chairman […]
August 24, 2016
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DCN response to Local Plans Expert Group

District councils outlined a series of reforms to the Local Plans Expert Group aimed at simplifying the planning system and helping to realise Government ambitions for […]