CCN in the press: May 2017

CCN Latest News, CCN News 2017 | 08 June 2017

The County Councils Network was featured in the national and trade press during May, with coverage from stories examining the local elections, the General Election, and the main parties’ manifesto commitments. Below is a roundup of coverage.

The Guardian: Vital importance of May 4 local elections

BBC News: Council and mayoral elections: are they being forgotten?

Local Gov: Don’t forget local polls in fog of general election, campaigners say

BBC News: Elections 2017 results

LGC: Tories drop elected mayor requirement for rural areas

The MJ: Clear framework will ‘aid’ devolution

LGC: CCN’s James Maker: A new age of county devo is dawning

PSE: Counties back pledges to scrap ‘arbitrary’ mayors for devo deals

BBC News: Councils ‘not informed’ when recieving homeless Londoners