Powys Public Service Board

The Welsh Government’s Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act is about creating a better Wales.  It places a legal duty to establish a Public Service Board (PSB) to do this locally for Powys.


The role of the PSB is to improve the economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being of Powys through better joint working across all public services.

The PSB has a duty to:

  • assess the economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being in Powys – Powys Well-being Assessment
  • set objectives that contribute to the well-being goals – Powys Well-being Plan.

 The PSB must consult widely.

The PSB must also carry out a yearly review of the Powys Wellbeing Plan to show progress.


The statutory membership of Powys PSB is:

  • Powys County Council
  • Powys Teaching Health Board
  • Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service
  • Natural Resources Wales

Powys PSB must invite the following organisations to participate:

  • Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner
  • Dyfed-Powys Police
  • a representative of the Third Sector: Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations (PAVO)
  • a representative of the Probation Service in Powys: Wales Community Rehabilitation Company
  • a representative of Welsh Ministers: Head of Energy, Water and Food
  • it has also been agreed to invite Brecon Beacons National Park Authority to participate in the work of the Powys PSB.

PAVO/Third Sector Representation:

Carl Cooper (PAVO Chief Executive) and Martin Nosworthy (PAVO Chair)

Meeting Schedule: 4 times a year.

Powys PSB Annual Reports


Where to find us

Llandrindod Wells Office

Unit 30
Ddole Road Industrial Estate
Llandrindod Wells

01597 822 191

Newtown Office

Plas Dolerw
Milford Road
SY16 2EH

01686 626 220

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