Posts From March, 2021

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Wales’ councils committed to an Anti Racist Wales 

Wednesday, 24 March 2021 Categories: Equality and Community Cohesion News
The WLGA and each of Wales’ councils have signed the #ZeroRacismWales pledge in advance of today’s publication of the Welsh Government’s draft Race Equality Action Plan for Wales and to mark last Sunday’s UN International Day for the Elimination of... read more

WLGA welcomes continued financial support to councils for flood and coastal erosion management  

Friday, 19 March 2021 Categories: News
Following today’s Written Statement from the Environment Minister on the Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Programme for 2021-2022, Cllr Andrew Morgan (Rhondda Cynon Taf), WLGA Environment Spokesperson said: “Councils and partners... read more

Future Plans for National Armed Forces Day in Wales Agreed  

Friday, 19 March 2021 Categories: News
In partnership with the Welsh Government, the WLGA has been working with the 22 local authorities in Wales to develop a 5 year timetable for the future hosting of Wales’ National Armed Forces Day from 2022 to 2026. The timetable has had to be pushed ... read more

Extra pay for social care workers welcomed 

Wednesday, 17 March 2021 Categories: News
Following today’s announcement by the Minister for Health and Social Services on a payment of £500 (after deductions) for social care and NHS staff , Cllr Huw David (Bridgend), WLGA Spokesperson for Social Care and Health said: “We welcome... read more

Councils commit to ambitious action on diversity 

Monday, 08 March 2021 Categories: Local Democracy and Governance News
An ambitious Diversity in Democracy programme has been agreed by WLGA to ensure council chambers are more representative of their communities following local elections in May 2022. On Friday, on the eve of International Women’s Day, WLGA Council... read more