Thursday, 28 February 2013
Local government leaders agreed on 22nd February to work together on an ambitious long term plan to restructure the way that highway and transport services are delivered in Wales.
Agreed by all of Wales’ 22 local authorities and the Welsh... read more
Tuesday, 26 February 2013
Wales currently receives around £747million from the EU every year, however the existing funding agreement, which contributes extensively to job creation, economic growth and regeneration within some of the most economically deprived parts of the... read more
Friday, 22 February 2013
The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has stated that local councils are continuing to do everything possible to ensure the integrity of their food supplies.
The announcement follows the news that a registered meat supplier to local... read more
Thursday, 21 February 2013
Councillor David Phillips, Leader of Swansea City Council and Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) Spokesman on Welfare Reform, outlines the challenges created by sweeping reform of the Welfare state.
Over the coming months the UK... read more
Tuesday, 19 February 2013
The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has welcomed the Active Travel (Wales) Bill, while sounding a note of caution over its potential impact on local government finances.
The Active Travel (Wales) Bill aims to enhance Wales’ walking and ... read more
Monday, 18 February 2013
Responding to the statement made by Iceland Food’s Chief Executive Malcolm Walker, that councils, schools and hospitals are to blame for the horsemeat scandal, WLGA Chief Executive Steve Thomas CBE stated:
“Sadly the remarks of Iceland’s Chief... read more
Monday, 11 February 2013
The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has moved to reassure people that local authority suppliers are being closely monitored after beef products in the UK supply chain were found to be contaminated by horse meat.
All suppliers contacted ... read more
Friday, 01 February 2013
The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has today congratulated Prosiect Gwyrdd on identifying a preferred bidder for the treatment of residual waste in South East Wales.
In line with the Welsh Government’s waste strategy ‘Towards Zero... read more