Posts From December, 2019

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First significant funding increase in 12 years welcomed by WLGA 

Monday, 16 December 2019 Categories: Finance and Resources News
WLGA has today welcomed a “positive” settlement for councils next year which will see councils receive the first significant increase in their core grant funding in over 12 years. Councils will get a 4.3% boost in the block funding which is... read more

New WLGA Leader appointed 

Friday, 06 December 2019 Categories: Local Democracy and Governance News
Cllr Andrew Morgan, Leader of Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council has been appointed as WLGA Leader at the WLGA Council meeting (29th November 2019), following the introduction of former Leader Baroness Wilcox of Newport to the House of... read more

Notable improvement in education in Wales 

Tuesday, 03 December 2019 Categories: Lifelong Learning News
WLGA has today welcomed the latest Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) rankings, which show a marked improvement in all areas of the Welsh education system. Co-ordinated and led by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and... read more