The WLGA has today warned of the serious harm that market turmoil is having on Welsh councils’ already-precarious budgets.
On Friday 23 September, the Chancellor’s mini budget provoked turmoil in the currency and debt markets, adding to the... read more
Friday, 30 September 2022
The WLGA's spokespersons for Health and Social Care have responded to a Welsh NHS Confederation report which highlights challenges faced in social care.
Councillor Llinos Medi (Anglesey) said:
“As local government has long been clear,... read more
Wednesday, 28 September 2022
Responding to today’s announcement by UK government of the Energy Bill Relief Scheme, Councillor Anthony Hunt (Torfaen), WLGA Finance Spokesperson said:
“Whilst we welcome the inclusion of councils in the UK government’s six-month energy... read more
Wednesday, 21 September 2022
Councillor Andrew Morgan OBE (Rhondda Cynon Taf), WLGA Leader said:
"It is with profound sadness that we learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Her loss will be felt by the many causes across Wales she touched over 70 years of... read more
Thursday, 08 September 2022
The WLGA has today congratulated Liz Truss following the announcement that she is to become the UK’s new Prime Minister but called on her to intervene immediately in the financial crisis gripping the country.
Councillor Andrew Morgan... read more
Tuesday, 06 September 2022