CCN in the media: March 2018

CCN Latest News, CCN News 2018 | 06 April 2018

The County Councils Network was featured in the media 60 times times in a busy March; with stories in the national, trade, broadcast, and local press on strategic planning, counties’ funding pressures, fair funding, and social care. Below features a roundup.

The Telegraph: Councils threaten government housing plan

The Times: Theresa May warns housebuilders: do your duty or face consequences

ITV News: Conservative council leader tells ITV News: we need more government cash to avoid disaster

The Guardian: Stretched councils raid reserves to cope with social care crisis

The Independent: Hammond rules out spending spree

BBC Radio 5Live: Paul Carter interview (from 2hours 27mins)

The Economist: Northamptonshire has gone bust: who is to blame?

Localgov: Reorganisation in counties must be based on evidence

The MJ: We have a once in a generation chance to reform the funding system