Posts From September, 2017

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Councils leading the way in raising productivity and unlocking economic growth 

Friday, 22 September 2017 Categories: Economic Development, Planning, Transport & Regeneration News
The Leader of WLGA has today stressed the importance of working together to forge innovative solutions to raising productivity and developing a skilled workforce within our communities. Councillor Debbie Wilcox addressed an exchange seminar... read more

Councils agree to develop growth plans for rural Wales 

Friday, 22 September 2017 Categories: News
Welsh councils have met in Powys today at the WLGA Rural Forum to discuss the future of the rural economy particularly in light of Brexit. They discussed with Eluned Morgan AM her proposals for a specific plan for economic development in rural Wales ... read more

WLGA Leader calls for the “Closing Down Sale” for local services to end 

Thursday, 21 September 2017 Categories: Local Democracy and Governance News
The Leader of the WLGA is today calling for an end to the relentless cuts to public services as a new report is published highlighting the scale of shrinking budgets. The publication of the report “Welsh Budgetary Trade-offs” it a timely and ... read more

Latest figures show council services improving in face of budget pressures 

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 Categories: Improvement and Performance Local Government Performance News
Figures released today reveal that 64% of councils’ comparable performance indicators have improved over the course of the last year. This builds on steady improvements with around two-thirds of performance indicators showing improvement each year... read more