The sector cannot simply make blank cheque arguments

By Simon Edwards | 09 January 2020

We begin 2020 with many of the same challenges and opportunities for local government as when I penned this column 12 months ago.

Despite advocacy successes last year, particularly in the Spending Round, our member councils are clear they are not out of the woods yet and it was in this vein that the County Councils’ Network (CCN) released our priorities for the new Government after the General Election.

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