News & Media Releases

City Deal can be a better deal for Future Generations

15/12/16 Sophie Howe

Failing to put low carbon as a central pillar of the Cardiff City Deal programme would be both environmentally and economically irresponsible,” says Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales.

Shaping Accountability in Wales for Future Generations

22/11/16 Sophie Howe

A radical, ground-breaking culture change is essential if public bodies are going to provide better service provision, now and for future generations

The Shape of Things to Come

22/11/16 Michael Palmer

A radical, ground-breaking culture change is essential if public bodies are going to provide better service provision, now and for future generations. That’s the key message at a collaborative event...

Climate change – our obligations to future generations

10/11/16 Sophie Howe

What I’ve learnt about climate change since becoming Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, earlier this year, is quite simply frightening. There is no doubt that it’s the greatest challenge facing...

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...

Preventing ACEs is everybody’s business

2/11/16 Sophie Howe

Preventing adverse childhood experiences is everybody’s business and the Well-being of Future Generations Act provides real opportunity to change the way we do things, says Sophie Howe, Commissioner for Future...

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.

It’s time we looked at innovative ways of tackling the nation’s health problems

10/10/16 Sophie Howe

Like many parents, I supply my family with vitamins as we try to prevent the inevitable latest strain of winter cold or even flu. GP waiting rooms fill up and...