Local government presses for fair deal on EU funding 

Wales currently receives around £747million from the EU every year, however the existing funding agreement, which contributes extensively to job creation, economic growth and regeneration within some of the most economically deprived parts of the... read more
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 Categories: Europe News

Early intervention on horse meat contamination 

The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has stated that local councils are continuing to do everything possible to ensure the integrity of their food supplies. The announcement follows the news that a registered meat supplier to local... read more
Friday, 22 February 2013 Categories: News

Welfare reform poses unprecedented challenges in Wales 

Councillor David Phillips, Leader of Swansea City Council and Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) Spokesman on Welfare Reform, outlines the challenges created by sweeping reform of the Welfare state. Over the coming months the UK... read more
Thursday, 21 February 2013 Categories: News Welfare Reform

Local government to deliver active travel in Wales 

The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has welcomed the Active Travel (Wales) Bill, while sounding a note of caution over its potential impact on local government finances. The Active Travel (Wales) Bill aims to enhance Wales’ walking and ... read more
Tuesday, 19 February 2013 Categories: News

WLGA responds to remarks of Iceland's Chief Executive Malcolm Walker 

Responding to the statement made by Iceland Food’s Chief Executive Malcolm Walker, that councils, schools and hospitals are to blame for the horsemeat scandal, WLGA Chief Executive Steve Thomas CBE stated: “Sadly the remarks of Iceland’s Chief... read more
Monday, 18 February 2013 Categories: News

Local government acts to ensure food safety standards 

The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has moved to reassure people that local authority suppliers are being closely monitored after beef products in the UK supply chain were found to be contaminated by horse meat. All suppliers contacted ... read more
Monday, 11 February 2013 Categories: News

Local authority partnership names preferred bidder for waste treatment contract 

The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has today congratulated Prosiect Gwyrdd on identifying a preferred bidder for the treatment of residual waste in South East Wales. In line with the Welsh Government’s waste strategy ‘Towards Zero... read more
Friday, 01 February 2013 Categories: News

Fruit and veg contract award supports Welsh SMEs 

Fourteen Welsh councils have helped support the long term financial future of five Welsh suppliers following the award of a substantial contract to supply councils with fresh fruit and vegetables. Led by the Welsh Purchasing Consortium (WPC), a... read more
Thursday, 31 January 2013 Categories: News

Social Care Bill offers opportunity for change 

The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has today welcomed the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Bill as an opportunity to help shape a sustainable social care system for Wales. Announced by the Deputy Minister for Children and Social ... read more
Tuesday, 29 January 2013 Categories: News

Partnership means better protection for communities and businesses in North Wales 

The leaders of Anglesey, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd and Wrexham County Councils have made a firm commitment to work in collaboration with one another in delivering the Welsh Assembly Government’s National Enforcement Priorities for... read more
Monday, 28 January 2013 Categories: News

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