Localis' Industrial Strategy report: CCN respondsThis week, Localis released a new report, 'The Making of an Industrial Strategy: Taking Back Control Locally.'
Spring Budget: CCN respondsThe County Councils Network has responded to the social care announcement in from the Chancellor in today's Spring Budget.
CCN in the press: February 2017The County Councils Network was featured in the national media, over broadcast, and in the trade press during February. Below is a round-up of some of the coverage.
Extra care cash must benefit rural areasWith the Chancellor expected to announce extra funding for social care in the Budget, Leaders of England’s largest councils have said that only a ‘significant’ and ‘fair’ intervention from No.11 will deal with the unique social care crisis in rural areas.
Fairer county funding story covered in the TimesCCN's call for fairer county funding has been featured in the Times newspaper.
Renewed commitment to needs-based review welcomed as two tiers focus lobbying on fairer fundingThe County Councils Network (CCN) has strongly welcomed the Secretary of State’s renewed commitment to the needs-based fair funding review, putting an end to fears that it could potentially be watered-down and delayed beyond the start of planned business rates reforms in 2019.
CCN responds to the final Local Government Finance SettlementAhead of tomorrow's vote in the Commons, CCN has responded to the DCLG's final Local Government Finance Settlement.
IPPR North's Devolution report: CCN responseToday, the Institute Policy for Public Policy Research (IPPR) published independent research examining devolution in non-metropolitan areas.
Letter to the Education Secretary on the National Schools Funding FormulaA joint letter from CCN Chairman Cllr Paul Carter and CCN's Children, Young People & Learning Spokesman Cllr Ian Hudspeth to Education Secretary Justine Greening on the proposed New Schools Funding Formula consultation.
Consultation response: New National Schools Funding FormulaCCN's response to the DfE's Stage 2 Consultation on the proposed New National Schools Funding Formula
MPs Briefing - Local Government Finance SettlementA briefing for County MPs on key CCN policy positions on the Local Government Finance Settlement 2017-18.
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.