February 7, 2017
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Districts protest changes to New Homes Bonus in settlement response

In Public Finance, 13 January 2017: Planned changes to the New Homes Bonus will have an adverse effect on communities, shrinking funding and reducing the incentive for […]
January 20, 2017
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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
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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
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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 […]