April 10, 2017

The Welsh Government conducted a consultation on the proposed reforming of local government in Wales, looking at if and how councils should merge or share services between each other.

RSPCA Cymru responded to the consultation looking at the role of local authorities in ensuring animal welfare standards, and whether or not regional working couldĀ be detrimental to the services provided. Ultimately, the reforming of local government needs to ensure consistency, viability and stability of statutory services such as stray dog provision and animal establishment licensing. The full response can be read here.