July 2, 2019
Houses of Parliament and Portcullis House from Westminster Bridge

District councils building homes at “considerable” pace since borrowing cap lifted, report shows

More homes are being built and planned for by more district councils in more places as a result of the lifting of the Housing Revenue Account […]
June 26, 2019
Houses of Parliament and Portcullis House from Westminster Bridge

DCN responds to PAC report on planning and housing market

  Responding to a report by the Public Accounts Committee warning that the Government’s housebuilding target is in “jeopardy”, Cllr John Fuller, Chairman of the District […]
June 21, 2019
Houses of Parliament and Portcullis House from Westminster Bridge

New Chair and Vice Chair of DCN Chief Executives’ Group announced

  A new Chair and Vice Chair of the District Councils’ Network’s Chief Executives’ Group have been appointed. Louise Round, Chief Executive of Tandridge District Council, […]
June 12, 2019
Houses of Parliament and Portcullis House from Westminster Bridge

District councils need more powers and flexibilities to transform high streets, MPs told

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for District Councils, a cross-party group of MPs and Peers, heard that local leadership has never been more important in ensuring high […]