Posts From January, 2015

WLGA welcomes recommendations on improving care services for children 

The WLGA has welcomed a report by the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW), which makes clear recommendations for improving the quality of care planning for children and care leavers in Wales. Focussing on some of the most... read more
Friday, 30 January 2015 Categories: News

Councils call for shared vision on local government reform 

Local councils have called for the development of a shared vision for local government reform, following the rejection of voluntary council mergers by the Public Services Minister, Leighton Andrews AM. Councillor Bob Wellington (Torfaen), Leader... read more
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 Categories: News

Minister takes action to protect Wales' social housing stock 

New measures to protect Wales’ social housing stock have been put forward by the Welsh Government today. Communities and Tackling Poverty Minister, Lesley Griffiths, has published a White Paper setting out the Welsh Government’s intention to end... read more
Thursday, 22 January 2015 Categories: Housing News

New report identifies disproportionate impact of welfare reform in Wales 

A new report published by the Wales Audit Office demonstrates how the UK Government’s welfare reform programme is having a significant impact on both councils and social housing tenants in Wales. With the UK Government aiming to reduce annual... read more
Thursday, 08 January 2015 Categories: News Welfare Reform

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