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.
New Report: Independent Study on Business Rates Retention in County AreasA new independent study by Pixel Financial Management, commissioned by the County Councils Network, explores the implications of full business rates retention in county areas.
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.
Counties offer both stability and solutions for the new GovernmentCounty Councils Network chairman Paul Carter has written a comprehensive piece for Conservative Home, outlining a wide ranging devolution agenda for county areas.
County leaders react to new Prime Minister and Communities Secretary appointmentsCounty Councils Network chairman Paul Carter has congratulated both Theresa May, who has become the new Prime Minister, and Sajid Javid, who has been appointed Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.
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 Submission: 100% Business Rates ConsultationThis submission sets out CCN's response to DCLG's consultation on the proposed move to 100% business rate retention
CCN, DCN, and RSN shared principles on Business RatesThe County Councils Network, District Councils Network, and Rural Services Network's shared principles on the move to 100% Business Rate Retention.
CCN Response to Independent Analysis of Business Rates Retention in CountiesThis document outlines CCN response to the findings of the independent analysis of Business Rates Retention in County areas undertaken by Pixel Financial Management.
Independent Analysis of Full Business Rate Retention in County AreasA new independent study by Pixel Financial Management, commissioned by the County Councils Network (CCN), exploring the implications of Full Business Rates Retention in county areas.
Your County MattersYour County Matters infographic.
Health & Social Care in Counties: Funding, Demand & Cost PressuresThis document draws out a summary of the key findings from the LG Futures research and analysis. It provides the CCN response to the research findings that highlight the stark reality of the funding and demand challenges facing adult social care a...
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...