Spending Review 2015: CCN Spokesmen ReactionThe Spending Review was far reaching in terms of its impact on local government. CCN's spokesmen have commented upon the key announcements impacting upon their areas of responsibility.
CCN in the Press: Spending Review 2015Councillor Paul Carter responded to the Spending Review announcement on 25th November. As a result a number of trade press stories have been published that contain the CCN’s Chairman’s comments.
CCN Response to Spending Review AnnouncementCllr Paul Carter, CCN Chairman, responds to the Chancellor's Spending Review announcement on 25th November 2015.
Delivering Children’s Services in Challenging TimesOn Monday 16th November the County Councils Network launched a report in to Delivering Children’s Services in Challenging Times.
CCN Chairman – Conference SpeechCCN Chairman, Cllr Paul Carter, made his maiden speech as chairman at CCN Conference. The full text of the speech can be accessed below.
Report: IPPR Empowering counties: Unlocking county devolution deals - CCN ResponseIPPR launch independent study into county devolution and governance alongside CCN response.
CCN Chairman Gives Evidence to CLG Committee on Devolution BillOn 10th November the Chairman of the County Councils Network, Cllr Paul Carter, appeared before the Communities and Local Government Select Committee to give evidence on the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill.
CCN Response: Local Government to Retain £146m Care Act FundingCouncillor Colin Noble, CCN Spokesman for Health and Social Care, responds to the government’s announcement that they will not claw back the £146m paid out this year to local authorities to prepare for Care Act funding reforms.
Delivering Children's Services in Difficult Times On Monday 16th November the County Councils Network launched a report in to Delivering Children’s Services in Difficult Times.
CCN Response to independent IPPR study.Read CCN's response to the independent study IPPR study into county devolution and governance.
CCN Submission to the APPG Inquiry on Better Devolution for the Whole UKThe APPG for Reform, Decentralisation and Devolution in the UK are currently undertaking an inquiry in to Better Devolution for the Whole UK. CCN submitted a response to this inquiry in October 2015 on behalf of its member councils. The fi...
CCN Submission: CLG Committee Inquiry- Cities & Local Government Devolution BillCCN submitted evidence to the inquiry with the interest of ensuring devolution can be extended across the country to county and city areas, in a way that is appropriate to the local area.
CCN Business Plan 2015-16 The CCN Business Plan 2015-16 sets out the organisation's vision, aims and objectives. The document also outlines CCN team responsiblilities and highlight's work that has delivered over the past six months.
CCN Spending Review Submission 2015 CCN's submission to Government's 2015 Spending Review.
County Care Markets: Market Sustainability & the Care ActGround-breaking research report by CCN and LaingBuisson examining the sustainability of local care markets and the potential impact of the Care Act.
CCN Response to Business Rates Review Consultation CCN's response to HM Treasury review of business rates.