Charging more for services will hit already hard-pressed Welsh families

Councils have been urged to raise more in charging for services by Wales’ public spending watchdog.


In a new report, the Wales Audit Office has urged councils to be “more ambitious” about outsourcing work and by allowing residents to pay for services online or by phone.

A referendum for council mergers?

In today's leading article on the Institue fo Welsh Affairs new's blog - Click On Wales - Janet Finch-Saunders says council mergers should be subject to a referendum.