Posts From September, 2022

Welsh local government calls for stability from UK government 

The WLGA has today warned of the serious harm that market turmoil is having on Welsh councils’ already-precarious budgets. On Friday 23 September, the Chancellor’s mini budget provoked turmoil in the currency and debt markets, adding to the... read more
Friday, 30 September 2022 Categories: Finance and Resources News

"Addressing health and social care challenges must be a shared endeavour" 

The WLGA's spokespersons for Health and Social Care have responded to a Welsh NHS Confederation report which highlights challenges faced in social care. Councillor Llinos Medi (Anglesey) said: “As local government has long been clear,... read more
Wednesday, 28 September 2022 Categories: News Social Services

WLGA response to UK government’s Energy Bill Relief Scheme 

Responding to today’s announcement by UK government of the Energy Bill Relief Scheme, Councillor Anthony Hunt (Torfaen), WLGA Finance Spokesperson said: “Whilst we welcome the inclusion of councils in the UK government’s six-month energy... read more
Wednesday, 21 September 2022 Categories: Finance and Resources News

HM Elizabeth II 1926-2022: A tribute by the WLGA Leader 

Councillor Andrew Morgan OBE (Rhondda Cynon Taf), WLGA Leader said: "It is with profound sadness that we learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Her loss will be felt by the many causes across Wales she touched over 70 years of... read more
Thursday, 08 September 2022 Categories: News

WLGA calls on new Prime Minister to “help councils help communities” 

The WLGA has today congratulated Liz Truss following the announcement that she is to become the UK’s new Prime Minister but called on her to intervene immediately in the financial crisis gripping the country. Councillor Andrew Morgan... read more
Tuesday, 06 September 2022 Categories: Finance and Resources Local Democracy and Governance News

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