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    Local authorities find it difficult to empower people and communities to be more self-reliant and less dependent on services
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    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. <
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    Are local authorities building community resilience?
    Is your local authority enabling you and your community to do more for yourselves?
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    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
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    Equality Impact Assessments
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    Urgent action needed at community councils to address unlawful activity and poor governance
  • Icon of money bank, bank building and calculator
    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