Posts in Category: Economic Development, Planning, Transport & Regeneration

Urgent clarity needed on post-Brexit regional funding 

With a further round of negotiations and discussions in Westminster and Wales on the priorities for Brexit this week, the WLGA is today calling for urgent clarity on post-Brexit regional funding in supporting Welsh communities. EU regeneration... read more
 

WLGA disappointed at UK Government decision on Swansea tidal lagoon 

The WLGA has expressed disappointment at the announcement that the UK Government is not prepared to back the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon. In response to this afternoon’s announcement, WLGA Leader Councillor Debbie Wilcox (Newport) said: "I... read more
 

‘Change is the only certainty’ in post-Brexit rural communities 

Rural counties in Wales will need enhanced support to prepare for the big changes brought by Brexit, council leaders have said. As members of the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths AM’s Brexit Roundtable... read more
 

WLGA welcomes Assembly committee support for devolution of economic development powers to regions 

Welcoming the release of a report by the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills National Assembly Committee today, Councillor Rob Stewart (Swansea), WLGA Spokesperson on Economic Development, Europe and Energy said: “I am pleased that the... read more
 
Thursday, 02 November 2017 Categories: Economic Development, Planning, Transport & Regeneration News

Councils leading the way in raising productivity and unlocking economic growth 

The Leader of WLGA has today stressed the importance of working together to forge innovative solutions to raising productivity and developing a skilled workforce within our communities. Councillor Debbie Wilcox addressed an exchange seminar... read more
 
Friday, 22 September 2017 Categories: Economic Development, Planning, Transport & Regeneration News

WLGA response to Communities First announcement 

The WLGA supported the Cabinet Secretary’s decision to review Communities First (CF) when the announcement was first made by Welsh Government back in October 2016 subject to assurances around seeking ongoing employment for those involved in... read more
 
Thursday, 16 February 2017 Categories: Economic Development, Planning, Transport & Regeneration News
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