Posts From April, 2013

Local Government leads way on new national adoption service 

The WLGA has welcomed a statement by the Deputy Minister for Social Services, Gwenda Thomas AM which identifies the radical reform being achieved within Wales’ adoption services. In responding to the statement, Councillor Mel Nott (Bridgend),... read more
Friday, 26 April 2013 Categories: News

Extreme weather conditions hit council finances 

The Welsh Local Government Association has warned that recent extreme weather conditions in Wales have left councils facing a rising clean up and repair bill. A Spokesperson said: “Extreme climactic events such as the heavy snow falls... read more
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 Categories: News

Councils welcome debate on public service delivery 

The Welsh Local Government Association has welcomed the announcement of the new Commission on Public Service Governance and Delivery, which will review how public services should be delivered in Wales. While the full remit of the Commission is... read more
Thursday, 18 April 2013 Categories: News

Welfare confusion as reforms hit Wales the hardest 

The Welsh Local Government Association has voiced concern over the economic cost of UK Government welfare reforms, while identifying a lack of clear guidance on how certain reforms should be implemented in Wales. The call follows a research... read more
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 Categories: News Welfare Reform

Promising first report for new education bodies 

The WLGA has welcomed a positive report on the performance of the four regional education consortia and their shared school improvement services, which were launched in September 2012 to help improve education standards in Wales. With an... read more
Tuesday, 16 April 2013 Categories: News

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