Long-term solution needed to fix the “fundamental mismatch” in social care fundingLeaders of England’s county authorities have today warned that there is a ‘fundamental mismatch’ between funding and demand for social care, with counties now at a ‘significant crossroads’ that will determine whether life critical services are sustainable in the long term.
CCN in the press: December 2016CCN was featured several times in the national and trade press in December, including stories on the new national schools funding formula, the Autumn Statement, and the Local Government Finance Settlement.
Call for fairer county funding featured in The TimesThe County Councils Network's call for fairer funding for rural authorities was featured in a story on adult social care in the Times this weekend.
CCN response to the Local Government Finance SettlementCCN responds to today's DCLG announcement on the Local Government Finance Settlement.
CCN in the press: November 2016CCN was referenced several times in the national and trade press during November, in articles on the Local Growth Fund, the Autumn Statement, the Education Services Grant, CCN's studies on potential local government reorganisation, and CCN's latest adult social care report.
CCN response to the Autumn StatementThe County Councils Network responds to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement.
Watch the Your County Matters videoWatch CCN's new video, showcasing the importance of county governance, and how your county works, thrives, and cares.
CCN in the press: October 2016CCN was referenced in the both the trade and national media several times during October, including national stories on the needs-based review, Education Services Grant, and academisation.
Consultation response: Local Government Finance Settlement 2017-18CCN's response to DCLG's Local Government Finance Settlement 2017-18 consultation.
CCN Report: Delivering Adult Social Care in Challenging Times CCN's latest report examines the challenges facing county authorities in delivering adult social care, as well as good practice case studies.
CCN Response to Independent Studies on Structural ReformRead a summary of the findings and our response to the key findings of two major studies on potential local government reorganisation.
CCN Submission: Autumn Statement ConsultationThe County Councils Network has submitted a response to the Government's Autumn Statement consultation ahead of the set-piece announcement in November.
CCN Submission: Local Government Finance Settlement ConsultationThis submission contains the County Councils Network's reponse to DCLG's Local Government Finance Settlement consultation.
CCN Evidence Base: 100% Business Rates ConsultationCCN's evidence base for its response to the DCLG's consultation on 100% business rate retention.
CCN Submission: 100% Business Rates ConsultationThis submission sets out CCN's response to DCLG's consultation on the proposed move to 100% business rate retention