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CCN in the press: August 2016CCN was referenced several times in the press during August. Coverage included stories on the Your County Matters campaign, CCN's business rate research, and devolution.

100% Business Rate Retention: Joint Statement from CCN, DCN, and RSN on shared principlesThe 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 challenging, but our networks can support this if it enables further devolution, ensures key services are sustainable over time, and allows localism to flourish.

CCN in the press: July 2016In what was a hugely busy month politically; CCN was referenced in the press on several occasions. Coverage included CCN's response to the new Prime Minister and DCLG Secretary of State appointments, Brexit, schools funding, and children's services.

CCN in the press: June 2016The County Councils Network was referenced several times in the trade press during June. Coverage included stories on the Bus Services Bill, business rates, delayed transfers of care, and Brexit.

CCN reacts to BrexitThe electorate have spoken, expressing their wish to will leave the European Union. For local government and CCN member councils, this decision will have major implications.

CCN work

Social Care and Health: Funding and Cost Pressure AnalysisLG Futures were commissioned by CCN in June 2015 to undertake an analysis of social care and health funding and expenditure. The final report examines the comparative levels of funding received and potential cost pressures in county...