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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Hywel Dda Health Board's consultation fiasco!

By Tony Flatley, SOSPPAN Secretary. I attended the Hywel Dda consultation fiasco yesterday along with other committee members and it quickly became farcical from...

MP calls on Board to heed PPH clinicians

Following yesterday’s announcement by the Health Board, Nia Griffith MP is calling on the Hywel Dda Board to listen to the clinicians at Prince...

Plaid Cymru Statement on Prince Philip Hospital

Plaid Cymru in Llanelli has reacted angrily to today's announcement regarding future health care provision at Prince Philip Hospital especially regarding the Accident and...

MP slams new £100 standing charge for electricity

Nia Griffith MP has slammed the new £100 standing charge levied by local electricity provider Swalec (now part of SSE) as a real kick...

MP criticises Tory bedroom tax

Commenting on Government cuts in housing benefit, Nia Griffith MP said: “The Tory-led UK Government’s half-baked proposals to reduce local caps...

Nia welcomes prompt response from BT on superfast broadband

In response to her letter enquiring about the roll-out of superfast broadband for residents and businesses in the Llanelli constituency, Nia Griffith MP has...

Nia seeking to speed up broadband roll-out

Nia Griffith MP has written to BT bosses, demanding to know what is happening about the roll-out of broadband in the Llanelli area. Explaining...

Nia slams rail fare rise

Nia Griffith MP has condemned above average increases in local rail fares as a massive burden on local commuters and a drag on the...

“Have a heart to heart about organ donation and help make...

Children waiting for life-saving organ transplants have received a special Christmas visit from the First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones today (Weds 19th Dec)....

AM highlights importance of domestic abuse Christmas campaign

Keith Davies AM has backed a publicity campaign warning Christmas can be a catalyst for domestic abuse in families where there is already a...

Labour Group Supports Live Broadcast of Council Meetings

The Labour Councillors of Carmarthenshire County Council backed live streaming of full Council meetings today, over allowing the public to film from the gallery....

UK standard of living drops to sixth highest in Europe

In 2011, the standard of living in the UK dropped two places to the sixth highest in Europe, according to new figures recorded by...

No reduction in Doctors call as LHB undertakes final review of...

Llanelli AM Keith Davies has written to the Hywel Dda Health Board seeking assurances over the evaluation of responses to the Your Health, Your...

AM’s congratulate Carmarthenshire Health team on MND Awards

Keith Davies and Rebecca Evans AM’s hosted an Assembly event for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA), where the Carmarthenshire team picked up awards...

UK Government heeds the Welsh Government’s calls for a capital boost

Responding to the UK Government’s Autumn Statement, the First Minister Carwyn Jones welcomed the extra capital funding but warned that Wales still faces some...

First Minister welcomes Ethiopian Ambassador to Wales

Ethiopia’s Ambassador to the UK was welcomed to Cardiff by First Minister Carwyn Jones today as he made his first visit to Wales (Weds...

Politicians Just don't get the financial pressures faced by ordinary families.

More than two people in five (43%), think most politicians don’t understand the financial pressures they face, according to new polling from independent think...

Gains from Growth to bypass much of working Britain without bold...

Millions of households are heading for a long period of stagnant living standards unless bold steps are taken to ensure that growth over the...

Plaid Statement regarding the Police Commissioners Election

Recently on October 21st Lord Ian Blair, former Chief Constable of the Metropolitan Police, stated that he opposed the imminent abolition of Police Authorities...

Desmond Tutu arrives in Wales to praise Africa links

NHS staff, school pupils and youngsters who have benefitted from Welsh Government backed links with Africa will get a special visit from the Archbishop...

Plaid Respond to Consultation Questionnaire

Plaid Cymru Llanelli are urging local residents to complete the Hywel Dda consultation questionnaire before it is too late with the deadline date set...

Keith Davies AM out of Hospital

Llanelli AM Keith Davies has been discharged from hospital after nearly a month, a spokesman for the Assembly Labour group has said: ...

A New Expenses Scandal is Brewing, Can you help?

Unlock Democracy were kind enought to send us this request for public help.  A storm is brewing, and there's a new expenses scandal on...

Nia and Sosppan in Town today

Nia Griffith MP and SOSPPAN members will be running a stall today (Saturday 20th) at the entrance to the St Elli Centre (by Clarks...

Former Generals Caught Lobbying : Have your Say!

Many thanks to the good people at unlockdemocracy.org.uk for sending us this call to end lobbying.  Corporations are not people and shouldn't have any...

Residents queue to save hospital services

Llanelli residents have responded in force to calls to participate in the Hywel Dda Health Board’s consultation survey about the future of our hospital...

Keith Davies AM Improving

Statement on Condition of Keith Davies AM, an Assembly Labour Party Spokesman has said: “Keith Davies’ condition is improving slowly. He...

Keith Davies AM ill in hospital

The BBC are reporting that Keith Davies, Labour AM for Llanelli is ill in hospital. The article on the BBC South...

Q & A with Councillor John Jenkins exclusive

We've spoken to Councillor John Jenkins, perhaps one of Llanelli's most outspoken and controversial Councillors. In part 1 of...

MP and Minister welcome new homes

Huw Lewis AM, the Welsh Government’s Housing Minister joined Llanelli MP, Nia Griffith, to visit Grwp Gwalia’s Buckley Brewery phase three development, which is...

Hywel Dda Health Board, one resident's views

This is a letter by Mr Tony Flatley which was printed recently in a local paper. Mr Flatley has kindly given us permission to...

Get tough on the banks and sign this petition now!

A parliamentary committee has just kicked off an investigation into the banks. They were told to look into banking after the scandal in the...

MP for keeping station footbridge

MP for keeping station footbridge Nia Griffith MP has thrown her weight behind a campaign to keep the footbridge over the railway at Burry...

Your Health, Your Future: Labour County Councillors’ response.

Your Health, Your Future: Labour County Councillors’ response. Yesterday, the Labour Party councillors on Carmarthenshire County Council, attended a Hywel Dda presentation to the...

Carmarthenshire County council Labour Group Press Release

Carmarthenshire County council Labour Group Press Release The Labour Group on Carmarthenshire County Council announced today that it will explore the implementation of the...

Llanelli AM raises concerns over noise at Loughor bridge construction

Llanelli AM raises concerns over noise at Loughor bridge construction LLANELLI AM Keith Davies has met with representatives of Network Rail to view construction...

Statement from Keith Davies AM English GCSE results

Statement from Keith Davies AM English GCSE results Llanelli AM Keith Davies has welcomed the decision by Welsh Labour Education Minister Leighton Andrews to...

Your Health Your Future is a Sham

STATEMENT by PLAID CYMRU - THE PARTY OF WALES : 'YOUR HEALTH, YOUR FUTURE' CONSULTATION IS A SHAM... Plaid Cymru believes this consultation conducted by...

Plaid Cymru states their opposition to plans to remove the Burry...

Plaid Cymru opposes plans to remove the Burry Port railway footbridge. Plaid Cymru Burry Port + Pembrey Branch have stated their opposition to Network...

Plaid Cymru Condemns Hywel Dda's 'Your Health – Your Future'

Plaid Cymru Condemns Hywel Dda's 'Your Health - Your Future as one of the worst documents seen in over forty years! Plaid Cymru -...

Invitation to join the 1911 commemorative march Saturday August 18th 2012

Invitation to join the 1911 commemorative march Saturday August 18th 2012 The 1911 Commemorative Committee decided last year to make the march which was...

Emergency Meeting/Cyfarfod Brys YTP

Emergency Meeting/Cyfarfod Brys YTP There is an emergency meeting tomorrow Wednesday 8th august at 6.30 p.m. upstairs in the Railway Tavern in Station Road,...

Statement by Keith Davies AM concerning “Your Health, Your Future”

Statement by Keith Davies AM concerning “Your Health, Your Future” “I attended the Local Health Board meeting on Monday morning, to hear for myself...

Three local post offices helped by Welsh Government Fund

Three local post offices helped by Welsh Government Fund Llanelli Labour AM Keith Davies has welcomed a total investment of almost £45,000 after three...

Plaid Cymru Statement on Llanelli's Prince Philip Hospital

Plaid Cymru Statement on Llanelli's Prince Philip Hospital Plaid Cymru AM Simon Thomas recently waded into the debate about the future of Prince Phillip...

Keith Davies & Nia Griffith press “council to prioritise Parc...

Keith Davies & Nia Griffith press “council to prioritise Parc y Tywyn” Local AM Keith Davies and MP Nia Griffith have taken the concerns of...

1911 community march August 18th 2012

1911 community march August 18th 2012 The 1911 Commemorative Committee decided last year to make the march which was so successful in the centenary...

The Truth About the Vote on Lesley Griffiths, an open letter...

The Truth About the Vote on Lesley Griffiths, an open letter by Keith Davies AM There has been much speculation on the recent 'no...

Wales is the place to invest, says Carwyn Jones

Wales is the place to invest, says Carwyn Jones The First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones will officially open the Welsh Government's London Office...

Llanelli 38 Degrees Members hand Internet Privacy Petition to Llanelli MP...

Llanelli 38 Degree Members hand internet privacy petition in to Llanelli MP Nia Griffiths Over one hundred and fifty thousand people have signed an...