Local government has welcomed one of the best financial settlements since the beginning of devolution, recognising the significant challenges which remain for council budgets.
Councils will see an average of 9.4% increase to their core... read more
Tuesday, 21 December 2021
The WLGA has welcomed extra funding for Wales announced in the UK government budget. The Chancellor announced an annual increase of £2.5bn to Welsh Government’s budget over the next three years, which will give ministers an opportunity to invest in... read more
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
Local government has today welcomed a positive financial settlement from Welsh Government at the end of an extraordinary year.
Councils will see an average of 3.8% increase to their core revenue in 2021-22, representing a £172m year-on-year... read more
Tuesday, 22 December 2020
Today, the WLGA has responded to the UK Government’s Spending Review.
Among the Chancellor’s announcements were a pay freeze for public sector workers outside the NHS and an extra £1.3bn in consequentials for the Welsh Government.
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Wednesday, 25 November 2020