CCN in the press: July 2017

CCN Latest News, CCN News 2017 | 02 August 2017

The County Councils Network’s two reports, Understanding County Economies and A New Deal for Counties: Our Plan for Government were both featured prominently in the trade and national press during July. CCN also secured coverage on the national schools funding formula and planning. Below is a roundup of coverage.

The Financial Times: Northern Powerhouse regains post-election ‘momentum’

The Daily Express: Britain’s economy to outperform Eurozone, says bombshell new report

The Guardian: Justine Greening raids free school budget for £1.3bn education bailout

The Times: Rural areas demand more powers

LGC: Industrial Strategy must not ignore the potential of counties

The MJ: Full county devolution could be perfect tonic

Public Finance: Combined authorities risk becoming a ‘curiosity of history’

Public Sector Executive: CCN calls for ‘new deal’ on devolving powers to counties

Inside Housing: County councils should take on a bigger planning role, report claims

Government Business: Counties call for new, fairer deal, following general election

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