Posts From December, 2012

Local government to lay foundations for new 'City Regions' approach 

The WLGA has welcomed the announcement that Wales is one step closer to adopting a ‘City Regions’ approach to improve economic growth and activity. The announcement from the Business Minister Edwina Hart AM outlines the development of two City... read more
 
Friday, 14 December 2012 Categories: News

New report highlights innovation in council care services 

The WLGA has welcomed a National Assembly Committee report highlighting how innovative council schemes are leading the way in older people’s care in Wales. In calling for a change to Wales’ traditional over reliance on residential care homes,... read more
 
Thursday, 13 December 2012 Categories: News

WLGA responds to final local government settlement 

Responding to the final local government settlement, Councillor Aaron Shotton (Flintshire), Deputy Leader and Spokesperson for Finance and Resources commented: “The WLGA welcomes the settlement which provides sustained core funding for local... read more
 
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 Categories: News

WLGA supports declaration on older people rights 

The WLGA has welcomed the recent announcement by the Welsh Government, that the rights of older people in Wales may be protected by a formal Welsh Declaration. While a Declaration on the rights of older people in Wales would not carry any... read more
 
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 Categories: News

WLGA challenges audit office report on emergency planning 

The WLGA has today challenged the findings of a Wales Audit Office report on the system for responding to civil emergencies in Wales. Councillor Neil Moore (Vale of Glamorgan), WLGA Spokesperson for Regulatory and Frontline services said:... read more
 
Tuesday, 11 December 2012 Categories: News

New survey reveals high awareness of health challenges 

The WLGA has welcomed the findings of a survey launched today by the Welsh NHS Confederation, which found people in Wales are increasingly aware of the reasons why health services in Wales need to change. Summarised during the Welsh NHS... read more
 
Friday, 07 December 2012 Categories: News

WLGA calls for urgency on council tax support scheme 

The WLGA has announced that regulations for a new council tax support scheme in Wales must be put in place today by the Welsh Assembly, if local councils are to stand any chance of agreeing their local schemes by January next year. The Welsh... read more
 
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 Categories: News
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