CCN in the media: April 2018

CCN Latest News, CCN News 2018 | 04 May 2018

The County Councils Network was featured in the media several times in April, with stories in the national and trade press; covering our advocacy on rural broadband speeds, the Industrial Strategy, business rates, and housing. Below features a roundup.

The Telegraph: Rural counties face broadband speeds three times less slower than neighbouring cities

Government Business: Re-shape LEP boundaries alongside county boundaries

UK Authority: Counties express broadband grievance

LGC: Simon Edwards – No guarantee that unitary moves will snowball

Public Sector Executive: Time to ease austerity

Inside Housing: County councils examine ways to get involved in housing market

MJ: Government could intervene in tier splits row

Public Finance: MPs – councils need grants as well as business rates