Posts in Category: Europe

Urgent clarity needed on post-Brexit regional funding 

With a further round of negotiations and discussions in Westminster and Wales on the priorities for Brexit this week, the WLGA is today calling for urgent clarity on post-Brexit regional funding in supporting Welsh communities. EU regeneration... read more
 

Invigorate rural communities to face Brexit, says WLGA Rural Forum 

The WLGA Rural Forum, comprising the nine rural local authorities from across Wales, is calling on the UK and Welsh Governments to ensure Wales’ rural communities are not left behind post-Brexit. Leaders of these authorities met at the WLGA... read more
 
Friday, 15 June 2018 Categories: Europe News

‘Change is the only certainty’ in post-Brexit rural communities 

Rural counties in Wales will need enhanced support to prepare for the big changes brought by Brexit, council leaders have said. As members of the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths AM’s Brexit Roundtable... read more
 

Local government begins discussion on post Brexit settlement 

A WLGA delegation is in Brussels this week to help ensure local government retains a strong voice in future negotiations to shape Wales’ relationship with Europe.

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Monday, 05 September 2016 Categories: Europe News

Councils voice concern over service impacts of EU referendum 

The WLGA fully recognises and respects the views of Welsh voters in the EU referendum and the decision to exit the European Union. This is a seismic change in UK public policy, and time will be needed to fully digest all the implications. There... read more
 
Friday, 24 June 2016 Categories: Europe News

Welsh and Scottish associations voice support for stay in EU campaign 

With the EU referendum fast approaching on 23 June, the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) have voiced their support for continued membership of the EU. From economic well-being and... read more
 
Monday, 16 May 2016 Categories: Europe News

WLGA voices support for stay in EU campaign 

The Welsh Local Government Association has pledged its strong support for the UK to remain a member of the European Union. The call follows confirmation that a long expected referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU will be held on 23 June... read more
 
Monday, 22 February 2016 Categories: Europe News

Councils reaffirm commitment at refugee summit 

Local councils in Wales have reaffirmed their commitment to helping with Europe’s growing refugee crisis at an emergency summit held in Cardiff. Hosted by the Welsh Government to begin the process of developing a coordinated response to the... read more
 
Thursday, 17 September 2015 Categories: Europe News

WLGA statement on the refugee crisis 

Cllr Dyfed Edwards, WLGA spokesperson on Housing stated - “The tragic scenes across Europe as the refugee crisis has developed touches and deeply affects all who witness the growing humanitarian crisis. This is an issue that demands a new spirit... read more
 
Friday, 04 September 2015 Categories: Europe News

WLGA set to lobby for Welsh local government as EU priorities for 2015 are published 

The European Commission adopted its work programme for 2015 on December 16th, setting out the policy and legislation it aims to achieve in the coming year. The WLGA Europe Team has analysed the proposals and is poised to lobby on those with the... read more
 
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 Categories: Europe News
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