June 26, 2018

DCN responds to social housing investment announcement

Responding to an announcement by Government of £1.67 billion to build affordable homes and a £1 billion increase in the housing borrowing cap, Cllr Mark Crane, […]
June 25, 2018

DCN responds to draft analysis of Letwin review

Responding to draft analysis of the Letwin review into housebuilding, Cllr John Fuller, Chairman of the Districts’ Council Network, said: “The draft analysis from the Letwin […]
November 14, 2017

DISTRICT COUNCILS OUTLINE EMPHASIS ON NEW POWERS TO ENSURE DEVELOPERS BUILD OUT PERMITTED LAND IN RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT PLANNING CONSULTATION

DISTRICT COUNCILS OUTLINE EMPHASIS ON NEW POWERS TO ENSURE DEVELOPERS BUILD OUT PERMITTED LAND IN RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT PLANNING CONSULTATION District Councils, who are responsible for […]
September 25, 2017

DISTRICT COUNCILS CALL FOR COUNCIL TAX RAISING POWERS FOR NEW HEALTH PRECEPT

District councils must be able to raise council tax by 2 per cent to invest in prevention measures that would help relieve the ever increasing demand […]