Responding to Welsh Government’s announcement, Cllr Huw David (Bridgend), WLGA Spokesperson for Social Services and Health said:
“In a time of austerity, any additional funding for social care is to be welcomed and I am pleased to see a... read more
Tuesday, 12 February 2019
Local authorities and Natural Resources Wales (NRW) have committed to pursuing a new partnership arrangement which will support enhanced collaboration and co-ordination in environmental matters.
Councils and NRW work together on a range of common ... read more
Thursday, 07 February 2019
Responding to the announcement that plans for the Wylfa Newydd project on Anglesey are to be delayed, Cllr Rob Stewart (Swansea), WLGA Spokesperson for Economic Development and Energy, said:
“This news today is very worrying for the economy... read more
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Congratulating Mark Drakeford AM on his confirmation as the new First Minister of Wales, WLGA Leader Councillor Debbie Wilcox (Newport) said:
“On behalf of the WLGA and local government in Wales, I warmly congratulate Mark Drakeford AM on his... read more
Thursday, 13 December 2018
More investment in local services is essential to help unpaid carers being pushed to breaking point amidst a surge in demand for care services and support, the WLGA has said today.
A recent survey by Carers Wales shows that increasing demand for... read more
Wednesday, 05 December 2018
The announcement of additional resources for local services across Wales follows productive discussions over the past month between Welsh Government and the WLGA. The Welsh Government committed to put councils at the “front of the queue” for... read more
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
At a conference hosted by Welsh Government in Llandrindod Wells today based on ‘Improving Outcomes for Children’, professionals within children’s social care came together to discuss the range of challenges facing the sector.
Attending the... read more
Thursday, 15 November 2018
Wales must not be placed at a competitive disadvantage in any future approaches to agricultural support, rural council leaders in Wales have warned.
At a meeting in North Wales of the WLGA Rural Forum (comprised of nine of the 22 local... read more
Thursday, 01 November 2018