District Councils’ Network Responds to Budget

District Councils’ Network Responds to Budget Responding to measures set out by the Chancellor in today’s Budget, Cllr John Fuller OBE, Chairman of the District Councils’ Network, said: “We are pleased to see a Budget that recognises that Districts are best placed to get families and businesses knocked by coronavirus quickly back on their feet…

BUDGET 2020: DISTRICT COUNCILS’ NETWORK RESPONDS TO CORONAVIRUS HARDSHIP FUND

BUDGET 2020: DISTRICT COUNCILS’ NETWORK RESPONDS TO CORONAVIRUS HARDSHIP FUND Responding to the Chancellor’s announcement of a £500 million hardship fund in today’s Budget for councils to provide support to vulnerable people in their local areas, Cllr John Fuller OBE, Chairman of the District Councils’ Network, said: “We are pleased the Chancellor has announced funding…

DCN RESPONDS TO NAO REPORT ON LOCAL AUTHORITY INVESTMENT IN COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

DCN RESPONDS TO NAO REPORT ON LOCAL AUTHORITY INVESTMENT IN COMMERCIAL PROPERTY Responding to a report by the National Audit Office on local authority investment in commercial property, Cllr Sharon Taylor, District Councils’ Network Finance spokesperson, said: “District councils have a proven track record in finding innovative solutions to deliver services and invest in the…