Can local planning authorities deliver a sustainable future for Wales?

An ambitious future? Following a referendum on the National Assembly for Wales’s legislative powers held in March 2011, the people of Wales voted in favour of granting the National Assembly for Wales further powers for making laws in Wales in devolved areas. This important decision has culminated in some significant legislation as the country embarks…

Living in interesting times

Our latest report, Financial resilience of local authorities in Wales 2015-16, looks at how local authorities are addressing and managing reductions in public expenditure in Wales. Report author, Nick Selwyn, talks about the progress of local authorities in ensuring they have sound financial management arrangements to maintain the important services they provide across Wales which…