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  • UK Money - notes and coins
    Article: Feb 21, 2007

    Members of Cardiff Council's Liberal Democrat executive are furious at a last minute announcement by the Labour Assembly Government that the council will be provided with £1.523 million less funding than had been anticipated for the coming financial year.

    The news has come after the council's executive has already agreed on budget proposals to recommend to the full council for endorsement this week based on the assumption that the council would receive £3.4 million of funding under the Local Authority Business Growth Incentive (LABGI) scheme, a grant given to local authorities since 2004 to encourage them to promote the development of new businesses.

  • Rodney as leader
    Article: Dec 1, 2006

    Leader of Cardiff Council, Cllr Rodney Berman was named 'Councillor of the Year' at the ITV Wales Politician of the Year Awards held in Cardiff last night.

    Steve Thomas, WLGA Chief Executive congratulated Cllr Berman on his award:

    "I should like to congratulate Rodney on his well-deserved award. Rodney is the youngest council leader in Wales and this award is recognition not only of his substantial role as leader of Cardiff, but of his national role working on behalf of Welsh local government within the WLGA."