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Appointed Chair

Published: 12/11/2015

Councillor Kevin Jones, Flintshire County Councils Cabinet Member for Waste management, Public Protection and Leisure has been appointed Chairman of the Consortium of Local Authorities in Wales (CLAW). The Consortium boasts membership from every local authority in Wales and its primary purpose is to uphold best practice in the management of property and in the stewardship of local authority estates and premises, as well as providing a forum for Welsh councils to look at design, construction, and the management of buildings. Councillor Jones said: It is a great honour to be elected Chairman of this all Wales consortium, which plays a crucial role promoting good design in the public sector in Wales, as well providing effective opportunities for councils to work together throughout the principality. At the recent awards event I had great pleasure in presenting both Vale of Glamorgan County Council and Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council with the CLAW project of the year commendation awards. Each of these exceptional projects formed part of Welsh Governments 21st Century Schools initiatives. Councillor Jones also presented the Consortiums Project of the Year award to Denbighshire County Council in recognition of their work on Ysgol Twm or Nant in Denbigh. SiƓn Evans, Design, Construction and Maintenance Manager received the award on behalf of the Council. Councillor Jones added: I would like to congratulate all those who entered projects for this years awards, each of which demonstrated significant achievements in the promotion of first class environmental and value for money projects. Caption for DSC 3176 :Outgoing Chair Councillor Wyn Evans of Carmarthenshire presents the chain of office to Councillor Jones . Caption for 20151110: Councillor Jones with Sion Evans from Denbighshire County Council


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