While rural Wales is a great place to live and work, reductions in public spending, socio-economic change, poor infrastructure and ongoing challenges of service delivery are adversely affecting the 600,000 or so people who live there
The study will review progress by local authorities in delivering their new duties under the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014. We will help to identify opportunities for improving current management and delivery arrangements.
The Auditor General for Wales has today published reports in the public interest highlighting failures in governance arrangements and inadequacies in financial management at four community councils – Llanwnnen, Penally, Tirymynach and Whitford.
But risk of Wales losing some funding in a no-deal scenario now reduced after change in Treasury policy announced just days before Auditor General report publication
Our latest guide looks at how public services are funded in Wales, how budgets are set and how the public bodies report on their performance