The DCN has submitted a representation to HM Treasury ahead of the 2017 March Budget timetabled for 8 March. This response focuses primarily on the greater role districts can play in driving housing and economic growth. DCN Budget Submission March 2017
In The MJ, 8 November 2016: Sandra Dinneen, chair of the DCN chief executives’ group, says district councils are working and clustering to radically improve delivery of public services for their communities and economic growth.
Joint Statement The County Councils Network (CCN), District Councils’ Network (DCN) and Rural Services Network (RSN) have jointly welcomed the Government’s intention to move to 100% retention of business rates by 2020. Clearly this is ambitious, complex, and...
District councils play a central role in social care and health integration and preventative services. We want to ensure that nationally we deliver better outcomes for residents and long-term savings for the public sector. In a groundbreaking report last year,...
District councils should be seen as key partners by the NHS and other tiers of local government, recognising their existing critical work in the integration of public health and care systems in England’s shire areas, a renowned health think-tank has advised. The call...
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