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 […]
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 […]