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Council tax exemption a ‘significant benefit’ for care leavers, as more people set to be helped
830 care leavers are set to benefit from a council tax exemption aimed at easing the transition for young people leaving care.
Minister encourages those struggling with bills to make use of vital advice services available in North Wales
The Finance Minister Rebecca Evans visited the ASK Centre in Rhyl yesterday and is urging people in North Wales to take advantage of the support available to them during the cost of living crisis.
Minister visits new £6m site in Caerphilly which supplies PCs to football clubs, Esports arenas and the Welsh public sector
Finance Minister, Rebecca Evans, visited Centerprise International’s new £6m IT operations centre yesterday which will bring 70 new jobs to the area.
7.9% rise in local government funding
Councils across Wales will receive an increase in their funding next year.
Additional flexibility in the application of council tax premiums and letting criteria
The Welsh Government has proposed that more categories of properties will be excepted from paying the council tax premium on second homes, managing the impact of new local tax rules to distinguish between second homes and self-catering accommodation.
Automatic voter registration pilots proposed in Wales
The Welsh Government today set out proposals to improve voter participation, including trials for automatic voter registration in Senedd and local government elections.
Visitor levy public discussions kick started
Finance Minister Rebecca Evans and Plaid Cymru Designated Member Cefin Campbell visited tourist sites in Portmeirion and Penygroes today to discuss proposals to give local authorities the powers to introduce a visitor levy.
Have your say on a visitor levy for Wales
The Welsh Government has launched a public consultation today on proposals to give local authorities the powers to introduce a visitor levy.
Fairer council tax for Wales
Council tax in Wales is set to be made fairer under new plans put forward by the Welsh Government.
Instrument contract with added social value is music to Finance Minister’s ears
Finance and Local Government Minister Rebecca Evans visited a workshop in Merthyr today to see carbon neutral plastic trombones being assembled for Wales’s 7yr olds.
Appointment of New Member to the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales announced
Minister for Finance and Local Government Rebecca Evans has today announced the appointment of Dianne Bevan as member of the Local Democracy and Boundary Commission for Wales.
£150 cost of living payments arrive with more than 330,000 households
More than £50m has been provided to Welsh households to help tackle the cost of living crisis, through a £150 cost of living payment that has already reached 332,710 homes.