WLGA has today welcomed the latest Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) rankings, which show a marked improvement in all areas of the Welsh education system.
Co-ordinated and led by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and... read more
Tuesday, 03 December 2019
The Welsh Government has announced wide-ranging local government reforms through the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill, published today.
The Bill will provide councils with a new power of general competence, streamlines council... read more
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
WLGA has welcomed Welsh Government’s announcement of funding which will help support councils to harness digital technology to overhaul how local services are delivered.
At a meeting of the Executive Board in Flintshire last week, the Minister... read more
Thursday, 31 October 2019
Leader of the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) and Newport City Council, Councillor Debbie Wilcox, has been created a life peer in former Prime Minister Theresa May’s Resignation Honours List.
Councillor Wilcox is recognised for her... read more
Tuesday, 10 September 2019
Lead local authority Brexit officers and members came together today at an event to discuss ongoing preparations for Brexit, amidst continuing uncertainty at Westminster.
Local government representatives were joined at the event by the Counsel... read more
Thursday, 05 September 2019
Following today’s Spending Review, council leaders are calling for any extra money received by the Welsh Government to be invested in essential local services.
The UK Government’s Spending Review outlines how funding will be allocated to... read more
Wednesday, 04 September 2019