PSB Annual Report 2019/20

The Blaenau Gwent PSB publishes its second Annual Report ‘Two Years of Progress’ today (30th September 2020), as agreed by the PSB at our virtual meeting on Monday 21st September and in accordance with the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.

Statement on Annual Report for 2019/20

The PSB has a statutory requirement to produce an annual report each year on the progress made towards achieving the objectives set out in the Well-being Plan: The Blaenau Gwent We Want 2018 to 2023. In light of the ongoing challenges faced in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic the intention is to publish the annual progress report for 2019/20 in the Autumn of 2020, which is a little later than usual.

Our First Year, 2018-19

Blaenau Gwent Public Services Board (PSB) has published its first Annual Report, ‘Our First Year, 2018-19’ outlining the progress we’ve made towards delivering our five well-being objectives in our local well-being plan, ‘The Blaenau Gwent We Want, 2018-23’. The annual report was launched at the PSB’s Annual Conference, held at the General Offices, Ebbw Vale on Monday 15th July, 2019.

Launch of Blaenau Gwent's Well-being Plan

In June 2018, Blaenau Gwent Public Services Board (PSB) launched its Well-being Plan; “The Blaenau Gwent We Want 2018-2023” at South Wales’ biggest biodiversity event

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The New Blaenau Gwent PSB

In order to comply with the Well-being of future Generations (Wales) Act, Blaenau Gwent has completed the transition of its Local Service Board to a Public Services Board. It exists to improve the economic, social, environmental and cultural well- being of the people living in the Blaenau Gwent area.

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Wellbeing of Future Generations

The Wellbeing of Future Generations (Wales) Act is about improving the social, economic, environmental and cultural wellbeing of Wales. It has seven well-being goals and tells organisations how to work more sustainably together to meet their duties under the Act by following five ways of working.

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The Blaenau Gwent Citizen Panel

The Blaenau Gwent Citizens Panel is made up of residents from across Blaenau Gwent who are interested in having a say on and influencing the services that they use. Local service providers such as the Council, Police and Public Services Board partners listen to the opinions of our panel members when designing or changing their services. We also have an Access for All Forum for those interested in or affected by equality and disability issues, a Youth Forum for 11 to 25 year olds and a 50+ Engagement Group for anyone over 50.