Posts From September, 2014

Funding for Councils cut by £154m 

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 Categories: News

Welsh Government Cabinet Reshuffle 

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 Categories: News

WLGA calls for urgent debate on impacts of austerity 

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 Categories: News

Welsh councils well advanced on food fraud report recommendations 

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 Categories: News

Council services show steady improvement, despite turbulent times 

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 Categories: News
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