Labour continues to grab more power not for wales but themselves.
Local councils across Wales are being urged to submit plans to merge voluntarily, rather than be forced to by the labour partys New Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews. The Williams Commission recommended the number of local authorities should be reduced from 22 to 10 or 12 and is quoted by labour luvvies as if infallible
Planning(Wales)Bill starts legislative journey Local plans continue but Welsh Ministers can force two or more authorities to produce a joint one (clause 12, amending section 70 of that Act) - The committee considering the Bill has asked for submissions on it by 7 NovemberLast week the final version of the Bill was introduced into the Welsh Assembly. The Bill can be found here.