October 7, 2016
HM Treasury entrance

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 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: […]
July 5, 2016
DCN chairman Cllr Neil Clarke, APPG for District Councils Summer Reception

DCN Assembly Speech at LGA Conference – 5 July 2016

DCN chairman Cllr Neil Clarke called for strategic dialogue with Government to boost devolution and financial resourcing necessary to support delivery of 86 vital frontline services […]
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 […]