CCN in the media: June 2018

CCN Latest News, CCN News 2018 | 04 July 2018

The County Councils Network was referenced in the national, broadcast, and trade media over 50 times during a busy June. Stories ranged from coverage of our housing reports, to coverage on our budget survey, to the network’s response to the major NHS funding announcement.


The Times: We cannot bury our heads in the sand on the need to deliver more homes

Inside Housing: County councils are part of the solution to the housing crisis

Planning Magazine: County councils keen to take on strategic planning powers, survey suggests

BBC Radio 4 Today: Paul Carter interview on CCN’s budget survey (from 2hrs 51mins)

The Guardian: English councils warn ‘worst is yet to come’ on cuts

The Independent: By 2020, our councils will be in financial ruin

LGC: James Maker – Counties need a bigger role in housebuilding

MJ: Developing new housing solutions

LGC: NHS funding boost like ‘pouring water down a sink’ without care cash

The Independent: Councils should consider sending children in care to boarding schools, minister suggests