DCN and Grant Thornton Transformation in localities toolkit

Background to the toolkit The Toolkit builds on our previous DCN research and the preliminary findings of the APPG Inquiry. It aims to help districts achieve their ambitions for collaborative transformation, be that structural or non-structural solutions– working both with each other and with other partners. We hope that the toolkit will support districts to…

DCN launches transformation toolkit

DCN LAUNCHES TRANSFORMATION TOOLKIT The District Councils’ Network has today launched a “Transformation in Localities Toolkit” to provide district councils with a practical evidence base to work together across local geographies that make sense to partners and at a scale that reflects the way people live their lives. As well as demonstrating partnership working between councils, the toolkit also…

Big Ben and Houses of Parliament and Portcullis House from Westminster Bridge

DCN responds to the Developer Contributions Consultation

In submitting its response to the Developer Contributions Consultation, Cllr Mark Crane, DCN Members’ Board Lead for Stronger Economies, said: “New developments create new demands on infrastructure in district areas. It’s vital that a revised system of developer contributions can fully support additional infrastructure and reflect the increases in land value from granting planning permissions…