Welsh pupils' A Level success matches UK trends 

The Welsh Local Government Association has today congratulated Welsh pupils on another successful year for A-Level and Welsh Baccalaureate results. Results for 2012 show that Welsh pupils have matched the trends in educational attainment that... read more
 
Thursday, 16 August 2012 Categories: News

Rail electrification is great news for Wales 

The announcement of the electrification of the London to Swansea and connecting valley rail lines has been welcomed by the WLGA as a huge step towards improving economic growth and competitiveness in Wales. The five year programme of rail... read more
 
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 Categories: News

Local Government delegation visits Brussels for talks on vital EU funding 

At a crucial time in the negotiations on future EU funding, a local government delegation from Wales has this week travelled to Brussels to meet with Commission officials and MEPs. EU funding is vital to Welsh communities and as the current seven ... read more
 
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 Categories: News

WLGA challenges TaxPayers' Alliance pension report 

The Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has today criticised a TaxPayers’ Alliance report that suggests the local government pension scheme suffers from an imbalance in the amount of council staff drawing their pension compared to those... read more
 
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 Categories: News

Cardiff Council wins two national scrutiny awards 

Cardiff Council’s scrutiny team is celebrating winning not one, but two of the seven accolades handed out at the national ‘Good Scrutiny’ awards ceremony. The 2011 Scrutiny task and finish inquiry into Cardiff’s Night-time Economy” won the... read more
 
Friday, 06 July 2012 Categories: News

Councils meet to put education right in Wales 

A major Welsh education conference is set to focus on the lessons that can be learned from other countries around the world to help improve education outcomes in Wales. The ‘Getting Education in Wales Right’ conference, hosted by the Welsh... read more
 
Thursday, 05 July 2012 Categories: News

WLGA elects new leadership 

Following the sweeping changes of local government elections in May, the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has elected its new political leadership. Representing all 22 local councils in Wales, the WLGA promotes local government and... read more
 
Monday, 02 July 2012 Categories: News

Councils sign 15 year food waste deal 

Ceredigion and Powys County Councils have today (1st May) signed a 15 year deal with Agrivert ltd, that will see food waste collected by the Councils being turned into fertilizer and renewable energy. The food waste will be treated at one of... read more
 
Tuesday, 01 May 2012 Categories: News

WLGA responds to the TaxPayers' Alliance Town Hall Rich List 2012 

Steve Thomas CBE said: ‘This is once again an example of crude and simplistic reporting by the Taxpayers Alliance. Councils are responsible for delivering a large proportion of the Welsh Government’s budget. They deliver vital public services,... read more
 
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 Categories: News

WLGA welcomes the publication of the School Standard and Organisation (Wales) Bill 

The Welsh Local Government Association welcomes the publication of the School Standard and Organisation (Wales) Bill and supports efforts by the Welsh Government to improve outcomes and reduce bureaucracy. Local government has been working with the... read more
 
Monday, 23 April 2012 Categories: News
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