Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009
What is the purpose of the Measure?
The Measure aims to reform the statutory basis of service improvement and strategic planning by local authorities.
The main elements of the Measure cover:
- enabling community councils to deliver a wider range of services and to increase their ability to work in partnership with other bodies;
- making it easier to establish community councils and harder for one to be dissolved;
- reforming scrutiny and executive arrangements in local government;
- enabling the introduction of a new regime for remuneration of councilors in community, county and county borough councils.
What are the benefits of the Measure?
The Measure will enable a more diverse range of people to serve on community councils.
The Measure will improve the administrative support available for councilors.
How do I find out more information?
To view the approved Measure and supporting documentation, visit the Office of Public Sector Information website (external link)
For more information on the passage and scrutiny of the Measure in the National Assembly for Wales, visit the National Assembly for Wales website (external link)