CCN in the media: September 2018

CCN Latest News, CCN News 2018 | 09 October 2018

CCN was referenced in media stories over 50 times during a busy September, with our warnings that counties will have to set aside £1bn in new funding reductions next year to balance their budgets, as well as the network’s analysis on council overspends.

BBC 6pm/10pm News: Cllr Paul Carter interviewed on Somerset County Council

Yorkshire Post: Minister pledges funding boost for rural councils

The Times: The elastic can be stretched no further, council funding is in crisis

The MJ: Social care must remain a local service

BBC News: ‘£1bn in unpalatable county council cuts’ ahead in England

BBC News at 6pm/10pm: CCN warnings featured on BBC News and interview with Cllr Martin Hill

The Week: Local councils at breaking point, further cuts loom

The Guardian: Not enough money to run vital services, warn England’s counties

The New York Times: UK councils struggle with service, warn of bigger cuts

LGC: Unfunded budget pressures total £0.5bn in 2018/19

Public Sector Executive: Pioneering the future of housing