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 […]
October 27, 2016
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DCN response to 2017-18 Local Government Finance Settlement – technical consultation

Click here to access the DCN’s response to the 2017/18 Local Government Finance Settlement technical consultation
October 7, 2016
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DCN representation to Autumn Statement 2016

The DCN has submitted a representation to HM Treasury ahead of the 2016 Autumn Statement timetabled for 23 November. This response focuses primarily on the need […]