Posts From January, 2012

WLGA responds to Estyn Annual Report 

A WLGA Spokesperson said: “The Estyn annual report shows that the education system in Wales, as a whole is underperforming but that there signs of improvement and scope for some optimism. There are successes within the system but there are also... read more
Tuesday, 31 January 2012 Categories: News

WLGA responds to BBC research on economic resilience 

“The findings of the research commissioned by the BBC underline the importance of ‘Convergence’ status for West Wales and the Valleys, whereas East Wales and areas identified as more resilient tend to have ‘competitiveness status’.” “Although... read more
Monday, 30 January 2012 Categories: News

WLGA welcomes announcement on social services bill 

Councillor Meryl Gravell (Carmarthenshire), WLGA Spokesperson for Social Care has welcomed today’s announcement by the Deputy Minister of a Social Services Bill saying: ‘We warmly welcome today's announcement by the Deputy Minister and see the... read more
Tuesday, 24 January 2012 Categories: News

Welsh local authorities disappointed by cuts to transport grants 

A WLGA Spokesperson said: “Welsh local authorities are disappointed by yesterday’s announcement by the Welsh Government (WG) of cuts to the Bus Service Operators Grant and the Local Transport Services Grant. Whilst cuts were expected, the... read more
Wednesday, 18 January 2012 Categories: News

Social services merger is a bold step forward, says WLGA 

The planned merger of Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent social services represents one of the largest current service mergers in the Welsh Public Sector and is warmly welcomed by the WLGA. Councils across Wales are being encouraged by the Welsh... read more
Monday, 09 January 2012 Categories: News

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