Media Releases

Commissioner responds to Welsh Government well-being objectives

9/11/16 Sophie Howe

The Welsh Government has announced its objectives which it says will drive forward delivery of the well-being goals for Wales, as required by the Well-being of Future Generations Act.

Future Generations Commissioner challenges Public Services to build a genuine conversation with the public

3/11/16 Sophie Howe

“The issue of whether we have the Wales we want, has to be answered through a two-way dialogue with the public,” Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner has said at a...

Finance Professionals can become agents of change for the future

2/11/16 Sophie Howe

Speaking at the Wales Audit Office conference ‘Finance for the Future’, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner said:

What does well-being look like now and in the future?

20/10/16 Michael Palmer

A key part of the Well-being of Future Generations Act established Public Services Boards (PSBs) to make sure that local organisations work together to improve the well-being of their area...

Welsh Budget must set public bodies on right track

18/10/16 Sophie Howe

The Future Generations Commissioner, Sophie Howe has today responded to the Welsh draft budget:

Social Prescribing approach could lessen pressure on GPs

12/10/16 Sophie Howe

In response to a British Medical Association survey that revealed that a quarter of GPs in Wales are considering leaving the profession.

Taking Wales Forward Programme for Government provides new opportunities

20/9/16 Sophie Howe

As the First Minister highlights, this is an opportunity to take a new approach. I am encouraged the Welsh Government recognises the need for new ways of working to make...

Long term plans within Welsh Government essential to improve lives in Wales

18/7/16 Sophie Howe

Welsh Government must focus on planning for the long term, setting the standard for involving people in the decisions that affect them if they are serious about improving lives, says...

Urgent action needed to protect communities from climate change

12/7/16 Sophie Howe

Stronger, more focused action is needed to protect communities in Wales from the risks of Climate Change, says Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales.

Future Generations Commissioner makes Hay on Wye debut

13/6/16 Sophie Howe

Sophie Howe, the newly appointed Future Generations Commissioner for Wales will take to the stage at this year’s Hay Festival. The session on June 3rd at 7pm on the Starlight...