Paul Carter (Con), leader, Kent CC and chair, County Councils Network
Local government is facing many challenges and one that is particularly prevalent at present is the rapid and unprecedented rise in demand for services for children with special education needs (SEN).
County Councls Network chair Paul Carter says his members are willing to explore whether there should be a role for deprivation
Definitions of need must account fairly and transparently for all relevant factors
County Councils Network chair Paul Carter sets out his members ambitions for business rates reform
Neil Clarke and Paul Carter say unity is key to success
Greater Manchester’s devolution deal is a step forward, but counties would go further, says Kent’s Paul Carter
Don't dilute better care principlesSubscription
The successful integration of service delivery is crucial for ensuring the viability of social care services, says CCN integration spokesman Paul Carter
Shifting from acute to primary and community care Subscription
Going, going, gone…? Local Government must not miss its opportunity to re-shape health and social care, argues Kent County Council Leader Paul Carter.
Letter of the week - 3 February 2011Subscription
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Embrace new opportunities to tradeSubscription
We’ve entered a new funding landscape and we have to do things differently - including greater commercial trading