July 1, 2016
Cllr Neil Clarke DCN Chairman, business rates, Public Sector Executive

Future business rates system must focus on place not institutions, says DCN chair

In Public Sector Executive, 15 June 2016 Any new system for assessing the share of business rates in the future should be designed around ‘place’ and […]
June 15, 2016

LGA set to enter fray on rates redistribution row

In The MJ, 15 June 2016 District Councils’ Network chairman, Cllr Neil Clarke, this week stressed the importance of a needs reassessment to inform a review […]
June 15, 2016
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District Councils’ Network responds to CLG Committee report into 100% retention of business rates

In response to the CLG Committee’s report into 100 per cent retention of business rates, Cllr Neil Clarke MBE, chairman of the District Councils’ Network (DCN) […]
May 30, 2016

Neil Clarke: District councils working together as clusters can provide a better way than more unitaries

In Conservative Home: May 30, 2016 Writing in Conservative Home, DCN Chairman Cllr Neil Clarke says District Clusters are coming together to deliver more efficient and effective […]