Local councils are warning that funding for local services will fall by £154m following the publication of the Draft Welsh Government Budget, and if local government continues to bear the brunt of austerity then some local services will disappear.... read more
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Responding to the announcement that Leighton Andrews AM has been appointed as Minister for Public Services with responsibility for delivering Williams recommendations, Cllr Bob Wellington CBE, WLGA Leader said:
“I’d like to congratulate Leighton... read more
Thursday, 11 September 2014
Local councils are calling on all tiers of Government to engage in an urgent debate on the impacts of continued public sector austerity on front-line public services in Wales.
In taking the unusual step of writing an open letter to all... read more
Monday, 08 September 2014
Local Government in Wales has welcomed the publication of the Elliott report, which offers a range of recommendations for tackling the rise of food fraud in the UK.
Central to the report is the recommendation to create a national food crime... read more
Friday, 05 September 2014
Latest figures show that Welsh council services continued to improve in 2013-14, but council leaders say such improvement will be increasingly difficult in the current financial climate.
Figures released by the Local Government Data Unit today... read more
Wednesday, 03 September 2014