Welsh councils bemoan 'catastrophic austerity'

By Mark Conrad | 03 October 2017

A seeming increase in Wales’ public sector budgets masks the ‘catastrophic impact that eight years of austerity have had on local public services,’ the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has warned.

The Welsh Government’s draft budget, published today, indicated a slight increase in cash for local public services.

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