Troubled families programme extension backedCCN Chairman David Hodge welcomes the acceleration of the trouble families programme.
More cuts will be extremely difficult to implementCCN's Finance David Borrow looks at the impact of the 2014 Budget.
Core cities and counties make Budget call for more controlLGC covers our pre-Budget 2014 statement and how it aligns with the messages from the core cities.
Fears raised with MPs over Care BillInsights from CCN's research into the pressures on counties ahead of the care bill leads the LGC's coverage of the legislation.
Counties need a stronger voice in WestminsterCCN Chairman David Hodge discusses the priority of strengthening county linkages with Westminster.
No 10 not heeding county's growth cry, claims CCN chairCoverage from the launch of the County APPG.
Counties square up to EricMJ editor Heather Jameson gives her impression of the CCN conference.
Majority of counties set to increase council taxThe results of the LGC's annual council tax survey.
CCN Briefing - Savings to the Education Services Grant 2015/2016A briefing that assesses the implications for county councils of the recent changes to the Education Services Grant.
CCN Briefing - Fairer Schools Funding 2015/16This briefing provides key information on the Government's recent announcement of additional schools funding allocations for 2015/16 and consulation paper.
CCN Response to the 2014 BudgetAn assessment of how the 2014 budget will impact on CCN members.
Commercialism in Local Government SurveyThe results of Capita's survey of CCN members conducted at our 2013 conference. The survey assessed our members' perception of greater commericalism within local government and its potential for tackling the challenges facing the sector.
CCN Pre-Budget StatementAhead of the 2014 Budget, CCN's pre-budget statement outlines our member councils key demands across funding & tranformation, economy, eduction & skills, and health & wellbeing.
County MPs Briefing - Care Bill Report StageThis briefing provides essential information for County MPs ahead of the House of Commons Report Stage debate on the Care Bill.
Counties & the Care Bill: Research & RecommendationsCCN's indepth research on the Care Bill, including detailed recommendations on addressing the funding & implementation challenges highlighted by CCN member councils.
County MPs Briefing - Local Government Finance Settlement 2014-15This briefing provides essential information for County MPs ahead of the House of Commons debate on the LG Finance Settlement 2014/15.