Posts From September, 2012


WLGA calls for reform of council house funding 

Thursday, 13 September 2012 Categories: News
The WLGA has today welcomed a report on the improving quality of social housing in Wales, whilst calling for urgent reform of how the improvement of council homes will be funded in the future. The report, published by the National Assembly for... read more

Welsh Cornwall visit to help shape use of vital EU funding 

Thursday, 06 September 2012 Categories: News
A delegation from Wales, led by the local authorities of south west Wales, has visited a number of flagship projects in Cornwall this week to share information on the effective use of EU funding. Both Cornwall and West Wales and the Valleys are... read more

Council services continue to improve despite austerity 

Tuesday, 04 September 2012 Categories: News
Figures published today show that most council services in Wales have continued to improve during the past year. The performance information published by the Local Government Data Unit today shows that 74% of comparable performance indicators... read more

WLGA questions the cost and deliverability of Welfare Reform 

Tuesday, 04 September 2012 Categories: News Welfare Reform
Local council leaders in Wales have united to challenge the UK Government on the financial cost of UK welfare reforms and their operational delivery. Granted Royal Assent in March 2012, the Welfare Reform Act will lead to wholesale changes to the ... read more

New school improvement services launched 

Monday, 03 September 2012 Categories: News
The start of the new school term in Wales will see the launch of four regional school improvement services that have been set up to help transform the Welsh education system. By working together as four regional education consortia, rather than... read more