CCN in the Press: Local Government Finance Settlement (February 2016)CCN's submission to Government on the Local Government Finance Settlement and policy positions have continued to receive media coverage in the trade and local press.
Job Opportunity: CCN Media & Communications OfficerThe County Councils Network are recruiting a Media and Communications Officer. This officer will contribute to the development of CCN’s media and communications strategy and lead on developing and delivering media and news activity for CCN.
CCN Reaction to Announcement of Final Local Government Finance SettlementYesterday (8/02/16) Greg Clark announced the final Local Government Finance Settlement. Cllr Paul Carter, CCN Chairman, has responded to this stating that the final settlement was well received, but still remains extremely challenging.
CCN in the Press: Local Government Finance Settlement (January 2016)CCN has been working hard on behalf of its members to make an evidence-based case to Government highlighting how the provisional Local Government Finance Settlement will impose disproportionate reductions in funding on county areas, particularly in 2016/17 & 2017/18.
Health & Social Care in Counties: Funding, Demand & Cost PressuresDuring 2015, LG Futures were commissioned by CCN to undertake an analysis in relation to health & social care funding and expenditure. For the first time, this new analysis maps social care and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) funding to local authority boundaries. The research examines the comparative levels of funding and potential demand and cost pressures for CCN members compared to other authority types.
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.
CCN Submission: Impact of CSR on Health & Social CareCCN submitted its response to the Health Select Committee inquiry in to the Impact of CSR on Health & Social Care in January 2016.
CCN Submission: Health Select Committee Inquiry: Public Health Post-2013CCN submitted evidence to the Health Select Committee Inquiry on Public Health Post-2013 on behalf of its members in December 2015.
CCN Response: Local Government Finance SettlementCCN submitted its response to the Local Government Finance Settlement on Friday 15th January.
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.