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
In response to comments by the Cabinet Secretary Alun Davies AM, Councillor Rob Stewart (Swansea). WLGA Deputy Leader said:
“The remarks from the Cabinet Secretary are deeply unfortunate and inappropriate particularly bearing in mind that he is... read more
Wednesday, 24 October 2018