October 10, 2016

Districts call for greater housebuilding powers in Autumn Statement

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 […]
October 7, 2016
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DCN representation to Autumn Statement 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 […]
September 28, 2016

Neil Clarke and Mark Pawsey MP: In praise of district councils

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 […]
September 26, 2016
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District Councils’ Network responds to DCLG consultation: ‘Self-sufficient local government: 100% business rates retention’

In response to the DCLG consultation into 100 per cent retention of business rates, Cllr Neil Clarke MBE, chairman of the District Councils’ Network (DCN) said: […]