GOVERNMENT IS FORCING LOCAL AUTHORITIES TO CHOOSE BETWEEN RECOVERY AND UNJUSTIFIED REORGANISATION, WARN DISTRICT COUNCILS

GOVERNMENT IS FORCING LOCAL AUTHORITIES TO CHOOSE BETWEEN RECOVERY AND UNJUSTIFIED REORGANISATION, WARN DISTRICT COUNCILS Any move to redraw the local government map scrapping districts in favour of creating a series of enormous councils larger than any found across the whole of Europe would stop residents taking back control of their lives and risks alienating…

DCN RESPONDS TO SIMON CLARKE ANNOUNCEMENT

DCN RESPONDS TO SIMON CLARKE ANNOUNCEMENT Responding to Simon Clarke’s decision to step down from government, Cllr John Fuller OBE, Chairman of the District Councils’ Network, said: “I’m very sorry to hear that Simon has stood down and thank him on behalf of the District Councils’ Network for all of his work with district councils.…

DISTRICT COUNCILS NETWORK ON EVICTION BAN EXTENSION

DISTRICT COUNCILS NETWORK ON EVICTION BAN EXTENSION Responding to the Government’s four-week further extension to the eviction ban, Cllr Giles Archibald, DCN Better Lives spokesperson, said: “The Government is right to have granted this extension, which will move thousands of struggling tenants away from the cliff edge of becoming homeless. “This is an issue we…