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Cardiff council leader Heather Joyce to hire £80,000 policy advisor

Cardiff council leader Heather Joyce to hire £80,000 policy advisor
March 21, 2013 7 Comments »

Cardiff council leader Heather Joyce is to have an £80,000-a-year adviser to help shape policy and lead the authority’s public relations strategy. Cardiff council took out an advertisement in The Sunday Times at weekend – believed to have cost about ... Read More »

Council leader defends governors over Llanrumney High School’s ‘special measures’

Council leader defends governors over Llanrumney High School’s ‘special measures’
December 7, 2012 2 Comments »

The leader of Cardiff council last night said she was “incredibly sad” her local high school had been placed in special measures. Until June, Councillor Heather Joyce was chair of governors at Llanrumney High School, which this week received a ... Read More »

Cardiff Council to become first in Wales to pay all staff a living wage

Cardiff Council to become first in Wales to pay all staff a living wage
July 4, 2012 6 Comments »

Cardiff Council’s new Labour administration has announced it is to introduce a “living wage” for all its staff, giving more than 2,000 local authority workers a surprise pay increase. Leader of the council Heather Joyce announced yesterday that she plans ... Read More »

Council leader tells headteachers ‘education improvements will be made’

Council leader tells headteachers ‘education improvements will be made’
May 31, 2012 1 Comment »

Council leader Heather Joyce has met with headteachers in Cardiff to talk about her vision for education in the city. Coun Joyce was joined by the authority’s new cabinet member for education Coun Julia Magill at a forum with headteachers ... Read More »

Cardiff council votes to split Lord Mayor role

Cardiff council votes to split Lord Mayor role
May 17, 2012 8 Comments »

Cardiff is without a Lord Mayor tonight after councillors voted to split the traditional role of Cardiff’s first citizen in two. At the first council meeting since local elections on May 3, Labour put forward proposals to split the functions ... Read More »

Cardiff can expect a compassionate, approachable council leader – with a sense of humour, says Heather Joyce

Cardiff can expect a compassionate, approachable council leader – with a sense of humour, says Heather Joyce
May 11, 2012 2 Comments »

In her first in-depth interview since Labour’s stunning local election victory, Cardiff council’s leader elect Heather Joyce spoke to Peter Law about taking on her first paid job in decades. Clutching a framed front page of Saturday’s South Wales Echo, ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: ‘We’ve still got an ambition to carry this city forward’ – Rodney Berman

ELECTION 2012: ‘We’ve still got an ambition to carry this city forward’ – Rodney Berman
April 26, 2012 1 Comment »

In the last of our series of interviews with the group leaders hoping to run Cardiff council, Peter Law spoke to the Liberal Democrats’ Rodney Bermanabout his record in power and whether he can win a third term on May ... Read More »

Cardiff Labour leader accuses Rodney Berman of ‘plotting’ with Conservatives

Cardiff Labour leader accuses Rodney Berman of ‘plotting’ with Conservatives
April 20, 2012 1 Comment »

Cardiff’s Labour party group has accused Liberal Democrat leader Rodney Berman of plotting a “grubby” power-sharing deal with the Conservatives ahead of forthcoming local elections. After the Lib Dems attacked Labour leader Heather Joyce’s record on speaking in council meetings, ... Read More »

Cardiff Lib Dems attack record of city Labour leader Heather Joyce

Cardiff Lib Dems attack record of city Labour leader Heather Joyce
April 19, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff’s ruling Liberal Democrats have launched a blistering attack on Labour group leader Heather Joyce after revealing she spoke just eight times at Cardiff full council meetings in a year. In a move set to spark further tensions ahead of ... Read More »

Labour-run Cardiff council will produce a Local Development Plan – First Minister

Labour-run Cardiff council will produce a Local Development Plan – First Minister
April 5, 2012 1 Comment »

Cardiff council must produce a Local Development Plan (LDP) setting out where developers can build, Carwyn Jones said at the launch of Labour’s local election campaign yesterday. The First Minister rejected criticism the Wales-wide planning system is not fit for ... Read More »