Posts From November, 2020

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Carers’ Rights Day: WLGA thanks carers in an exceptionally challenging year 

To mark Carers’ Rights Day, Councillor Huw David (Bridgend), WLGA Spokesperson for Health and Social Care said:
Thursday, 26 November 2020 Categories: News Social Services
“Our care system could not survive without the contribution of unpaid carers, who provide vital support for thousands of people every day. On Carers’ Rights Day today, I want to say a huge thank you on behalf of local government to all carers across ... read more

​WLGA responds to UK Spending Review 

Wednesday, 25 November 2020 Categories: Finance and Resources News
Today, the WLGA has responded to the UK Government’s Spending Review. Among the Chancellor’s announcements were a pay freeze for public sector workers outside the NHS and an extra £1.3bn in consequentials for the Welsh Government. ... read more

WLGA launches manifesto for Senedd 2021 elections 

Monday, 23 November 2020 Categories: Local Democracy and Governance News
In advance of the Senedd elections in May 2021, the WLGA is launching a bold manifesto setting out its priorities to deliver more for our local communities. The WLGA is the representative body of Wales’ 22 councils, and leaders have set out how... read more

​Local Government and Elections Bill passed by Senedd 

Wednesday, 18 November 2020 Categories: Local Democracy and Governance Local Government Reform News
The Senedd has today passed the Local Government and Elections (Wales) Bill which will introduce a range of local government reforms over the course of the next 18 months. The Bill is one of only two to be considered by the Senedd during COVID 19 ... read more