Posts From June, 2020

Supporting young people through the crisis 

Councils in Wales have praised youth workers for their valuable role in supporting young people during the ongoing crisis. In marking this year’s Youth Work Week, local government has recognised how youth workers across the nation have quickly... read more
Monday, 29 June 2020 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

All partners have a part to play to secure financial sustainability of care sector, says WLGA 

Partners need to pull together to help secure the social care sector’s financial sustainability, according to council leaders in Wales. Soaring demand and extra costs over a number of years have put social care services under enormous strain. The ... read more
Monday, 22 June 2020 Categories: News Social Services

Further lockdown easing announced, as local government welcomes clarity for retail and tourism businesses 

Councils in Wales have welcomed clarity for shops and tourism businesses as outlined by the First Minister in his latest announcements of changes to restrictions. Leaders have been in discussion with tourism bodies in recent weeks and met with... read more
Saturday, 20 June 2020 Categories: News Public Protection Services

£500 extra payment to care staff welcomed by councils 

Responding to the First Minister’s confirmation that all staff working in care home settings will receive a £500 extra payment, Councillor Huw David (Bridgend), WLGA Spokesperson for Social Care and Health said: “We are extremely pleased... read more
Friday, 05 June 2020 Categories: News Social Services

Cautious and innovative plan for pupils to “Check in, Catch up – Prepare for Summer and September” from 29th June welcomed by councils 

Responding to the announcement by the Education Minister today, Councillor Ian Roberts (Flintshire), WLGA Education Spokesperson said: “This way forward will give an opportunity for all children to have face to face interaction within limited... read more
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 Categories: Lifelong Learning News

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