Better governance and use of resources

Well-being objective 13: Better governance and use of resources

So why is this important?

  • The general purpose of the Well-being of Future Generations Act (Wales) 2015, is to ensure that the governance arrangements of public bodies for improving the Well-being of Wales take the needs of future generations into account. To make this work there are key areas of corporate change that are required by the Act.
  • There are increasing demands and expectations yet less resources are available. Under these conditions we need to work even more efficiently and effectively to maintain services and improve where we can, delivering ‘more (or even the same) for less’.
  • The way we work needs to focus on the long term, working in partnership and collaboration, involving people more, preventing problems before they materialise and ensuring we work in an integrated way to maximise our resources and reduce duplication; one of the ways we do this is through the Public Services Board (PSB).

Why should this concern us?

  • There are further financial pressures as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Brexit.
  • The Pandemic has shown the importance of digital connectivity and new ways of working.