Council pay panel decisions should be binding

Decisions made by an independent remuneration panel on senior council official pay should be binding. That’s the call from the Welsh Conservatives – as a consultation into the panel’s guidelines continues, and a day after the Labour government announced a review of financial statements produced by Welsh councils.

Cross Party Group on Small Shops

Cross Party Group on Small ShopsSecond Meeting: 29th January 2014 High Streets and Best Practice Partnerships

Williams Commission – Big is Not Always Beautiful

Far from ending the speculation over the future of local government, the report recommending local authority mergers to reduce 22 Welsh councils to between 10 and 12, has set out challenging and difficult decisions.