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Barclays announce 180 Cardiff job cuts

Responding to news that Barclays is to close its mortgage centre in Cardiff, with the loss of 180 jobs in the capital, Leader of...

RAMSAY: Budget to build a stronger, fairer and better Wales

Welsh Conservative Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Nick Ramsay AM, has welcomed the Chancellor’s budget, which he says will build a stronger, fairer and...

Hundreds of equal pay claims outstanding at Welsh councils

Hundreds of current and former council workers underpaid due to their gender are still awaiting payouts from their employers.   The situation has been blasted as...

Wales needs a long-term vision for child health, say AMs

Politicians will today argue that Wales needs a long-term vision for child health - one which promises health and wellbeing from birth. In a Welsh...

Welsh health boards flouting NICE stroke treatment guidelines, says Angela Burns...

An Assembly Member has raised her concern over the speed by which some health boards are treating stroke patients. In an exchange with the Welsh...

Calls for summit to tackle air pollution in Wales

Leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies, has called on the First Minister to host a multi-agency summit to tackle Wales’ air pollution...

Anglesey’s children’s services “not good enough”, says Assembly Member

A report by the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CCSIW) has found that care for vulnerable children in Anglesey “must be improved”. Welsh Conservative...

ISHERWOOD: Labour and Plaid Cymru’s Brexit White Paper in ‘tatters’

Labour and Plaid Cymru’s Brexit White Paper is in ‘tatters’ following Leanne Wood’s latest intervention according to Mark Isherwood AM, the Welsh Conservative European...

Janet Finch-Saunders: ‘Pooled’ local government pension pot proposals – cutting costs...

Speaking in response to a report to Flintshire County Council, which suggested the pooling of local authority pension pot investments in Wales, Janet Finch-Saunders...

Auditor General’s report a “timely reminder” of need to reverse Labour’s...

Welsh Labour cuts to Further Education have placed the sector under threat financially, with colleges now facing “significant cost pressures” – according to a...

Wales has a bright future, but we cannot allow pessimism or...

The leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies, has today called on Wales’ political leaders to unite behind the Brexit effort, to ensure...

‘North Wales Vision’ a “missed opportunity”

The Welsh Government’s so-called ‘Vision for North Wales’ has been slammed as a missed opportunity, with Welsh Conservatives lambasting the Economy Secretary for failing...

MILLAR: Chronic shortage of childcare places in Wales

A survey by the Family and Childcare Trust has revealed a significant shortage of childcare places in Wales – with just 20% of Welsh...

New teaching standards must deliver “tangible improvements”

Welsh Conservatives say proposals for new teaching standards, due to be unveiled by the Welsh Government today, must deliver “tangible improvements”.   Shadow Education Secretary, Darren...

Yr Egin will unleash “untapped reservoir of local talent”

Welsh Conservatives have welcomed an announcement by the Welsh Government that it will contribute to the University of Wales Trinity St David’s “ambitious” plans...

1 in 10 Welsh school pupils have below average reading ability

More than one in ten (11.9%) Welsh school pupils have a below average reading ability, according to results from the National Reading Test -...

First Minister must drop Washington engagements and head to Detroit to...

The First Minister must travel to Detroit to seek assurances from Ford Executives over the security of its Bridgend plant’s long-term future, an Assembly...

GEORGE: Statement on the future of local bus services

Responding to the Welsh Government’s statement on the future of local bus services, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport, Russell George AM said:   “Local...

1 in 10 Welsh school pupils have below average reading ability

More than one in ten (11.9%) Welsh school pupils have a below average reading ability, according to results from the National Reading Test -...

Calls to end secret GMC disciplinary hearings

The Welsh Conservatives are calling for ‘fundamental reform’ of the way the General Medical Council handles disciplinary and negligence cases.   They say the GMC must...

North American exports down 48% since Carwyn Jones’ first US Trade...

Welsh exports to North America have almost halved since 2012, the year in which Carwyn Jones made his first trade mission to the United...

“Staggeringly unaccountable” ambulance response model to be made permanent

A trial ambulance response model that does not prioritise heart attacks and strokes - unless patients have stopped breathing or their hearts have stopped...

Welsh Conservatives welcome UK Government’s £40m package to tackle child abuse...

- Home Secretary delivers a package of measures to protect children and pursue offenders - A ground-breaking £7.5m ‘Centre of Expertise’ will become the authoritative...

Tata workers overwhelmingly back pension deal

Responding to news that thousands of Tata steelworkers have backed a deal on the future of their pensions, Leader of the Welsh Conservatives –...

PICKING UP THE COUNTY’S MESS

The Labour Group on the Carmarthenshire County Council are calling upon the Plaid-led coalition running the Council to respond to the concerns of...

COUNCILLOR TEGWEN DEVICHAND ELECED LEADER OF LLANELLI RURAL COUNCIL

COUNCILLOR TEGWEN DEVICHAND ELECED LEADER OF LLANELLI RURAL COUNCIL Following a vote at the Llanelli Rural Council meeting Councillor Tegwen Devichand has been elected as the...

Be a Candidate 2017 – Local Government Elections

Be a Candidate 2017 – Local Government Elections Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council will this week officially launch their Be a Candidate 2017 campaign...

CARMARTHENSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL’S EDUCATION BUDGET FAILS TO MAKE THE GRADE

CARMARTHENSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL’S EDUCATION BUDGET FAILS TO MAKE THE GRADE Carmarthenshire’s Labour MP, AMs and Councillors are united in seeking to defend education provision in...

Emergency question tabled on 146 Llanelli job losses at Department of...

Emergency question tabled on 146 Llanelli job losses at Department of Work and Pensions Mid and West AM Simon Thomas has tabled an emergency question...

Statement on Article 50 case by the Welsh Conservatives

Statement on Article 50 case AMs do not have to be legally consulted on the Article 50 process, according to a ruling by the Supreme...

City Deal bid could be signed within weeks

City Deal bid could be signed within weeks Negotiations to secure the biggest investment for south west Wales in a generation are nearing a conclusion. Leaders...

Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity for...

Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity for a generation The Prime Minister has today announced plans for the biggest investment in...

GEORGE: Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity...

Industrial Strategy to mark biggest investment in transport and connectivity for a generation The Prime Minister has today announced plans for the biggest investment in...

Smaller class sizes not a “silver bullet” to solving Wales’ education...

Smaller class sizes not a "silver bullet" to solving Wales’ education crisis The Welsh Education Secretary Kirsty Williams AM will today launch a £36M fund...

AM welcomes decision on future of education in Llangennech

AM welcomes decision on future of education in Llangennech Mid and West AM Simon Thomas has welcomed the decision by Carmarthenshire County Council to strengthen...

Plaid set to back another “difficult settlement” for Welsh councils

Plaid set to back another “difficult settlement” for Welsh councils Welsh Conservatives have accused the Welsh nationalists of conspiring with the Welsh Labour Government to...

Welsh Government must bring forward post-16 skills strategy, say Welsh Conservatives

Welsh Government must bring forward post-16 skills strategy, say Welsh Conservatives The Welsh Labour Government has been urged by Colegau Cymru to consult upon and...

Welsh Conservatives back findings of tidal lagoon review

Welsh Conservatives back findings of tidal lagoon review Welsh Conservatives have backed the findings of an independent review - published this morning at 11am -...

Wales Year 7 Champion Schools Final

It will an all Welsh language affair next Thursday 19th January as three schools battle it out to be crowned Welsh Year 7 National...

Welsh A&E units in a “state of crisis”, says senior Welsh...

Welsh A&E units in a “state of crisis”, says senior Welsh doctor – Welsh Conservatives respond A senior Welsh doctor has said that A&E units...

Nearly one in three young people in Wales don’t feel in...

Nearly one in three (32%) young people in Wales don’t feel in control of their lives Prince’s Trust Macquarie Youth Index reveals young people...

Suzy Davies AM: Welsh language standards need less red tape, and...

Suzy Davies AM: Welsh language standards need less red tape, and must change to support a rise in speakers Welsh Conservatives have welcomed a review...

ASGHAR: Anger at scrapping of youth bus discount scheme

ASGHAR: Anger at scrapping of youth bus discount scheme Responding to the announcement the Welsh Labour-Liberal Government has scrapped its £15m fund to help young...

First Minister ‘chasing headlines’ with Brexit grandstanding

First Minister ‘chasing headlines’ with Brexit grandstanding The First Minister has been accused of chasing headlines after using a trip to Norway to repeat his...

Almost a third of trafficking victims are children: UNODC report

Almost a third of trafficking victims are children: UNODC report Children make up almost a third of all human trafficking victims worldwide, according to a...

Calls for a Brexit trade plan to address over-reliance on EU...

Calls for a Brexit trade plan to address over-reliance on EU exports Welsh Conservatives have called on the Welsh Labour Government to develop a new...

Welsh Conservatives’ domestic abuse and violence appeal

Welsh Conservatives’ domestic abuse and violence appeal Welsh Conservative assembly members have today urged potential victims of domestic abuse and violence not to suffer...

Welsh Government urged to tackle Wales’ “silent killer”

Welsh Government urged to tackle Wales’ “silent killer” Welsh Conservatives are calling on the Welsh Government to keep its promise to improve integration between health...

Fiscal Framework reinforces the benefits of the Union

Fiscal Framework reinforces the benefits of the Union The benefits of the Union were today laid bare as Wales was guaranteed long term financial security,...

NEW PRESIDENT FOR LOCAL LIBERAL DEMOCRATS

NEW PRESIDENT FOR LOCAL LIBERAL DEMOCRATS Welsh Liberal Democrat members from across the 4 Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies gathered in Narberth recently for their Annual...

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