CCN in the media: Autumn 2018

CCN Latest News, CCN News 2018 | 07 December 2018

The County Councils Network was referenced in the media over 120 times during October and November, with coverage ranging from stories on the County All-Party-Parliamentary Group’s social mobility report, CCN’s research on caring for working age adults in social care, and the rising costs of special educational needs home to school transport services.

BBC News: Rural areas ‘least socially mobile’

The Telegraph: How to get better rural broadband and build a community as you do

The Guardian: Councils spend £160m on school transport for pupils with special needs 

The Economist: Facing cuts, councils become more entrepreneurial to plug the gaps

Yorkshire Post: Carl Les – Postcode lottery of opportunity is holding back rural counties like North Yorkshire

Conservative Home: David Williams – social care costs are fuelling a funding crisis for many councils

Public Finance: James Maker – Let’s celebrate a win for councils

The MJ: The quest for a fairer future

The Health Service Journal: Social care benefits from £650m ‘short-term fix’

LGC: Extra disability funding essential for ‘long-term survival of councils’