Why flytipping could come with a nasty surprise…

(Title Image: Wales Online) Believe it or not, but until yesterday the only way flytippers could be punished is if councils sought to prosecute offenders through the courts – a process said to cost each…

All you need to know about Minimum Alcohol…

(Title Image: Evening Standard) Public Health (Minimum Price of Alcohol) Bill Introduced by Minister for Public Health & Social Services, Rebecca Evans (Lab, Gower) Bill (pdf) Explanatory Memorandum (pdf) Why? The Welsh Government have long…

Bill to “rescue” social housing (and £200million) from…

(Title Image: WLGA) Registered Social Landlords Bill Introduced by Communities Secretary, Carl Sargeant (Lab, Alyn & Deeside) Bill (pdf) Explanatory Memorandum (pdf) Why? In September 2016, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published a review…

Giving the public watchdog more bite

Public Services Ombudsman Bill Introduced by Finance Committee Bill (pdf) Explanatory Memorandum (pdf) Why? The Public Services Ombudsman – a post created in 2005 - is the public office responsible for handling complaints from members…