June 18, 2018
Big Ben and Houses of Parliament and Portcullis House from Westminster Bridge

DCN responds to Theresa May’s speech on NHS funding

Responding to Theresa May’s keynote speech on NHS funding, Cllr John Fuller, Chairman of the District Councils’ Network, said: “Whilst we welcome the announcement of an […]
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 […]
February 13, 2017
Coffee morning, health and wellbeing

DCN consultation response on funding for supported housing

DCN consultation response to government plans for a new housing costs funding model for supported housing and how funding for emergency and short term placements should work.
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 […]