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COVID-19 pandemic proved the value of local government in protecting people and communities
Financial pressures have led to councils reducing spend and cutting services, but the pandemic has shown local government services are essential to keeping people safe and healthy. 
Welsh Government and NHS Shared Services responded well in challenging circumstances to source Personal Protective Equipment
Working collaboratively, NHS Shared Services and other public services overcame early challenges to provide health and care bodies with the required PPE without running out of stock at a national level.
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  • Discretionary services report cover 2021
    At your Discretion - Local Government Discretionary Services

    Financial pressures have led to councils reducing spend and cutting services, but the pandemic has shown local government services are essential to keeping people safe and healthy.

  • Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council – Assessment of Progress to Address Key Concerns (image shows publication cover)
    Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council – Assessment of Progress to Address Key Concerns: report cover showing audit wales logo

    This report sets out our assessment of the Council’s progress in addressing the concerns identified in our letter issued to the Council in May 2019, and those identified…

  • Procuring and Supplying PPE for the COVID-19 Pandemic (image shows publication cover)
    PPE report cover 2021

    In collaboration with other public services, Shared Services overcame early challenges to provide health and care bodies with the PPE required by guidance without running…

  • Denbighshire County Council – Annual Audit Summary 2020 (image shows publication cover)
    Denbighshire County Council – Annual Audit Summary 2020: report cover showing audit wales logo

    This is our audit summary for Denbighshire County Council.

  • Wrexham County Borough Council – Annual Audit Summary 2020 (image shows publication cover)
    Wrexham County Borough Council – Annual Audit Summary 2020: report cover showing Audit Wales logo

    This is our audit summary for Wrexham County Borough Council.

  • Carmarthenshire County Council – Annual Audit Summary 2020 (image shows publication cover)
    Carmarthenshire County Council – Annual Audit Summary 2020: report cover showing audit wales logo

    This is our audit summary for Carmarthenshire County Council.

  • Neath Port Talbot Council – Annual Audit Summary 2020 (image shows publication cover)
    Neath Port Talbot Council – Annual Audit Summary 2020: report cover showing Audit Wales logo

    This is our audit summary for Neath Port Talbot Council.

Events

Live Webinar: Your Town, Your Future - Town Centre Regeneration
A graphic illustrating a stylised Welsh town. It includes housing, businesses and transport in the form of bicycles and buses, as well as references to the mountains and countryside.
Town centres have been at the heart of Welsh society for a long time.
Date
20 May 2021
Time Starts:
11:30
Time Ends
13:00

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