In total, the 27 county councils and 10 unitary councils that make up the CCN represent 26 million residents, account for 41% of England’s GVA, and deliver high-quality services that matter the most to local communities.
A new role for county councils in planning could help overcome ‘nimbyism’ in local areas, and help rural residents get onto the housing ladder, leaders of England’s largest councils argue....
Government should reshape its relationship with rural England and offer county areas a ‘new deal’, a new publication argues.The ...Read more
Leaders of England’s largest councils have called on government to unleash the potential of the country’s economic ‘sleeping giants’ and ...Read more
County leaders are urging the government to avoid 'kicking social care reform into the long grass' following this month's ...Read more