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DISTRICT COUNCILS RESPOND TO CHANCELLOR’S STATEMENT

DISTRICT COUNCILS RESPOND TO CHANCELLOR’S STATEMENT Responding to the Chancellor’s statement today, Cllr Tom Beattie, Vice Chair of the District Councils’ Network, said: “It is good the Chancellor has set out an ambitious plan to protect jobs and keep the...
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COVID-19 CRISIS: ‘UNNECESSARY’ RED TAPE WILL DELAY VITAL HELP REACHING FAMILIES ON BREADLINE

COVID-19 CRISIS: ‘UNNECESSARY’ RED TAPE WILL DELAY VITAL HELP REACHING FAMILIES ON BREADLINE Families struggling to put food on the table during the Covid-19 crisis face a delay in receiving additional help due to needless extra red tape in distributing...
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‘DRINK RESPONSIBLY AND SAFELY’ – COUNCILS REMIND PUB-GOERS

‘DRINK RESPONSIBLY AND SAFELY’ – COUNCILS REMIND PUB-GOERS Pub goers are being reminded to drink and socialise safely to minimise the risk of infection from coronavirus, so that everyone can enjoy the new going-out normal. District councils have been spearheading...
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DISTRICT COUNCILS RESPOND TO MINISTER’S COMMENTS ON THE DEVOLUTION WHITE PAPER

DISTRICT COUNCILS RESPOND TO MINISTER’S COMMENTS ON THE DEVOLUTION WHITE PAPER Responding to comments made by the Minister Simon Clarke on local government reorganisation at the LGA virtual annual conference, Cllr John Fuller OBE, Chairman of the District Councils’ Network,...
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DISTRICT COUNCILS RESPOND TO GOVERNMENT FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT

DISTRICT COUNCILS RESPOND TO GOVERNMENT FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT Responding to the new funding announced by government for councils to help address coronavirus pressures, Cllr John Fuller OBE, Chairman of the District Councils’ Network, said: “Plummeting income as a result of the...
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