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This report focuses on the challenges that public services face and the current performance of the system of public services as a whole.
The research aims to improve our understanding of community and town councils in Wales and how they operate.

Community and Town Council Discretionary Expenditure Limit

Section 137 of the Local Government Act 1972 enables local councils to spend a limited amount of money for purposes for which they have no other specific statutory expenditure.

Borrowing by community and town councils

A borrowing approval is a formal consent issued by the Welsh Government to Community and Town Councils who wish to borrow money for capital purposes.

Access to information on community and town councils

This guidance places duties on community and town councils to make certain information available online.