Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009

Published 19/08/2022   |   Last Updated 06/09/2022   |   Reading Time minutes

Member in charge: Brian Gibbons AM - Minister for Social Justice and Local Government

Date of introduction: 22 September 2008

Date of Royal Approval: 10 June 2009

The Welsh Government’s intention under this Measure is to make Local Authorities more effective by placing new statutory duties on them in relation to service improvement and strategic planning.

This includes:

  • Linking well-being and community planning with service improvement;
  • Redefining the basic duties of Local Authorities to account for improvement; and
  • Requiring various local partners to cooperate in the delivery of community strategic outcomes and to engage with citizens.


Measure as Introduced - 22 September 2009

Explanatory Memorandum at Introduction

Stage 1 consideration by the Proposed Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009 committee.

Stage 1 report on the Proposed Local Government (Wales) Measure 2009

On 4 February 2009, the Business Committee agreed, in accordance with standing orders, to refer the proposed Measure to Legislation Committee No 4, for Stage 2 proceedings.

Stage 2 Consideration by the Legislation Committee No 4

Stage 3 & Stage 4 Consideration was in Plenary on 28 April 2009

Measure as enacted (legislation.gov.uk)


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