This article is the second of two parts. The first covers the design, rollout and impact. This article explores the various issues with Universal Credit and recent developments.
This article is the first of two parts looking at Universal Credit. Part 1 covers design, rollout and impact on Wales. Part 2 will explore the various issues with Universal Credit and recent developments.
In July the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee published its interim report into Communities First– the Welsh Government’s flagship anti-poverty programme. The interim report contained 11 recommendations for the Welsh Government. The Committee’s final report, which included greater detail on the evidence it had considered, was published in October. The Assembly will debate both reports and the Welsh Government’s response to the recommendations in plenary on Wednesday 25 October.
On Tuesday (17 October 2017), Assembly Members will debate the progress made, and challenges still remaining, in tackling hate crime in Wales.
This constituency factsheet provides information on different sources of legal advice for constituents seeking help or support with a variety of legal issues.
The jigsaw puzzle of funding for the Welsh third sector is complex: around 31% of its income comes from public funds, 21% from public giving, and 39% from trading and investments. This means that Welsh third sector bodies are reliant on a range of relationships with the public, with businesses and with national, regional and local governments to sustain its activities, many of which are delivering services for, or in the absence of, the public sector.