CCN Chairman Cllr David Hodge responds to devolution announcementsCllr Hodge assesses the prospects for devolution to county areas, following speech from the Chancellor.
CCN Chairman Cllr David Hodge welcomes new DCLG Secretary of StateResponding to the news that Rt. Hon. Greg Clark MP has become the Secretary of State at the Department of Communities and Local Government, David Hodge, Chairman of the County Councils Network, earlier this week stated...
Coverage of CCN #CountyDevo reportCoverage from the Times, Public Finance and LGC of the new report.
Councils doubt UK government superfast broadband targetFinancial Times covers the results of our broadband survey research.
The State of Care in Counties releasedCoverage of the report, warning of a devolution divide opening between Counties and Cities.
"Counties face difficult choices around whether to raise council tax"Following the early findings from LGC's Council Tax Tracker research, CCN Director Simon Edwards describes the financial conditions facing counties that mean some are considering council tax raises, quoted in the Times and LGC.
'Tories woo shires with the promise of more powers'The Times covers the ongoing county devolution discussions, including comments from Cllr. David Hodge.
CCN Chairman Cllr David Hodge on the World at OneCllr David Hodge responds to the announcement of the Local Government Settlement, alongside Cllr Martin Tett.
Devolution, Growth and Public Sector Reform: County & District CollaborationA joint statement on the necessity of further devolution to County and District areas, to support economic growth and service transformation.
County Devolution - Full ReportFull report of County Devolution, featuring new analysis and detailed proposals across a range of local government activity.
CCN Report: Assessing the Superfast Broadband Rollout in CountiesThe findings of our survey into broadband development in county areas, with a focus on the challenges and opportunties.
The State of Care In Counties: The Integration ImperativeThe full report of the second County APPG inquiry, focused on into health and social care integration.
CCN Consultation Response - Proposed flexibilites in forming CA/EPBCCN response to the DCLG consultation on the proposed flexibilities for local authorities in forming a CA/EPB.
CCN Consultation Response - LGF Settlement 2015-16Response to the Local Government Settlement 2015-16.
CCN Briefing on the Autumn Statement 2014A briefing assessing the impact of the Autumn Statement 2014 for CCN members.
County Devolution - Interim FindingsThe interim findings of CCN's research into county devolution.