• Wrexham Viaduct
    Wrexham County Borough Council Planning Service is hindered in fulfilling its role
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    Local councils have made major changes in how and where their staff work but need to build on their experience of the pandemic
  • Graphics of paper and a magnifying glass with text- Public Interest report
    Significant deficiencies identified in the financial management and record keeping of Ammanford Town Council and Llanferres Community Council
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    Ceredigion Council making swift progress in addressing Audit Wales planning service recommendations
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    Local authorities find it difficult to empower people and communities to be more self-reliant and less dependent on services
  • People working at a food bank
    Poverty in Wales data tool published today
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    Equality impact assessments – we want your views
    In an ever more complex world, public services face a growing challenge to understand how their decisions and actions impact on different groups.&n
  • Group of people helping a community
    Are local authorities building community resilience?
    Is your local authority enabling you and your community to do more for yourselves?
  • Aerial view of Blaenau Gwent
    Long-standing deficiencies identified in Council’s governance and oversight arrangements in respect of a council owned waste company
  • Emergency services staff
    Emergency services in Wales have a long history of working collaboratively, but a step change is needed if they are to make best use of their resources
  • People analysing and researching at a desk
    Process that led to a departure payment to the Chief Executive of Pembrokeshire County Council represented a serious breakdown in governance
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    Equality Impact Assessments
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    Urgent action needed at community councils to address unlawful activity and poor governance
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    Extra funding from Welsh Government means councils are financially stable for now, but big challenges lie ahead
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    Many services were stretched before the COVID-19 pandemic, the coming years will offer little respite for the public finances