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 Times: Rural areas demand more powers
Public Finance: Combined authorities risk becoming a ‘curiosity of history’
Public Sector Executive: CCN calls for ‘new deal’ on devolving powers to counties
Government Business: Counties call for new, fairer deal, following general election