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      October 25, 2019

      Friday   9:30 AM

      Mary Ann Street
      Cardiff, Cardiff CF10 2JH

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      FUNDING COUNCILS IN WALES

      A UNISON CYMRU/WALES SEMINAR ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE FOR COUNCILLORS AND TRADE UNION ACTIVISTS 9.30        Registration and refreshments 10.00     Welcome and overview of the seminar – Dave Rees UNISON Wales LG committee chairperson Including a written statement from Julie James AM Minister for Housing and Local Government 10.30     Council and school staff need a 10% funded pay rise – Cllr Jane Gebbie (Bridgend CBC) and vice Chairperson UNISON’s Local Government Service Group Executive 10.45     The crisis in Welsh councils’ funding: an overview – WLGA speaker: Cllr Chris Weaver, Finance Cabinet member City & County of Cardiff Council 11.15     Responding proactively to the funding crisis: income generation; innovation and demand management – Andy Mudd APSE 12.00     Council finance – is there a shared political and trade union agenda? – Pete Challis UNISON 12.45     Lunch provided 1.30        Workshops Rebuilding capacity: the benefits of in-sourcing public contracts Facilitator: Andy Mudd More sustainable funding for councils : are there feasible alternatives?Facilitator: Pete Challis Fair Funding for Councils: developing a joint campaign to get a fair financial settlement for Local Government in Wales Facilitator: Cllr Jane Gebbie & Dominic MacAskill 2.30        Plenary feedback 3.00        Close

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