In Public Sector Executive, October 7, 2016: The government should give councils more powers to build the levels of housing needed, the District Councils’ Network (DCN) has told the Treasury ahead of the Autumn Statement on 23 November.
Updated: District Councils Network – Neighbourhood Planning Bill Second Reading Briefing for 19 October 2016
District Councils Network – Neighbourhood Planning Bill Second Reading Briefing for 21/10/2016
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 to ensure districts, as strategic housing and planning authorities, are best able to help deliver the Government meet its housebuilding ambitions and that moves to full business rates retention…
In Conservative Home, 16 September 2016: Brexit shows that we ignore local identity and what matters most to local communities at our peril write DCN chairman Cllr Neil Clarke and chair of the APPG for District Councils Mark Pawsey MP