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New Council Leader Committed to Engage Effectively Over Tough Choices Ahead

Cllr Andrew Morgan has been elected as Leader of Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council. His appointment was confirmed at a meeting of the Full Council this evening. County Borough Councillor Andrew Morgan, Leader of the Council said: "I am humbled to receive the support of my colleagues to be nominated to become Leader of the Council.  

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New Leader Announces Cabinet

At the Council's AGM this evening, new Leader of the Council, Andrew Morgan, has appointed his Cabinet. Click here for full details

Tributes to Council Leader, Councillor Anthony Christopher

The Leader of the Council, County Borough Councillor Anthony Christopher, has sadly passed away aged 67.   County Borough Councillor Anthony Christopher, Leader of the Council, sadly lost his eleven-year battle with Leukaemia and passed away at Mountain Ash Hospital on Wednesday, May 14.  

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Cabinet Makes Tough but Necessary Decisions on Phase 2

Cabinet met today to discuss the Phase 2 Service Changes put before them as the Council seeks to bridge an estimated budget gap in excess of £50m over the next three years as a result of the ConDem government's austerity measures. Click here for information on the decisions taken.

Leader’s Column – April 2014

At the Cabinet Meeting on April 8th, we received a report outlining the need for the Council to develop an approach to the issuing of Fixed Penalty Notices for non school attendance. This is a Welsh Government directive which each local authority inWales must implement from September 2014. The Cabinet were presented with a proposed Code of Conduct detailing how this will be managed in Rhondda Cynon Taf. After receiving the report Cabinet agreed to consult with all stakeholders regarding the proposed Code of Conduct to ensure that it is fit for purpose in Rhondda Cynon Taf. The consultation will take place this summer and will be fully advertised via the Council’s website.  

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Leader’s Column – March 2014

Cabinet met last week and unanimously approved the Capital Programme for the next three years. Over recent years, because of our approach to Capital Investment, residents have benefited from substantial investment in our Highways Infrastructure including £14m last year alone, a comprehensive Schools Modernisation Programme and Town Centre Improvements to mention but a few. Cabinet’s approval of the Capital Programme demonstrates our commitment to making ongoing significant investment in the infrastructure of Rhondda Cynon Taf despite a reduction in resources. It is essential that residents are able to get around the County Borough on good quality and safe highways, learn in appropriate environments and access vibrant town centres and our continued Capital Investment in these areas will only benefit residents moving forwards. The programme will now be discussed at a meeting of Full Council this week.

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