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OFFICIAL RESPONSE TO TODAY’S POLICE GRANT SETTLEMENT

Responding to the Police Grant settlement announced today, South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Alun Michael said: I welcome that the settlement announced today...

LGA RESPONDS TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE SETTLEMENT

  Responding to the provisional Local Government Finance Settlement published today, Lord Porter, Chairman of the Local Government Association, said: “The recent Budget showed the Government...

Joyce demands action on over 3,300 unrecorded crimes in Dyfed-Powys each...

Joyce demands action on over 3,300 unrecorded crimes in Dyfed-Powys each year “Get a grip” warning to Dyfed Powys police leadership: “Stop letting down...

AM SETS OUT 32 POINT PLAN FOR LOCAL ECONOMY

AM SETS OUT 32 POINT PLAN FOR LOCAL ECONOMY The economy of the Llanelli constituency can get better, but only if people are bold and...

DIGITAL EXPERTS CALL FOR A SYSTEM REBOOT

Wales needs a Chief Digital Officer and a Minister for Digital with authority right across the public services, a Digital Strategy that ensures problems...

Calsonic Kansei Investment

Local politicians Nia Griffith MP and Lee Waters AM have welcomed the news that new investment in Calsonic Kansei, backed by the Welsh Government...

Gove announces bolstered Fisheries Bill and £37m Brexit boost for UK...

Michael Gove today announced a strengthening of the law and new money to ensure the whole of the UK’s fishing industry prospers as we...

How can Government departments work together to better support the rural...

On Tuesday 11th December the House of Lords Select Committee on the Rural Economy will question Lord Henley, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department...

Llanelli MP and AM celebrate Small Business Saturday

Nia Griffith MP and Lee Waters AM joined Llanelli’s mayor and councillors in the town centre on Small Business Saturday (1st December) to encourage residents...

Llanelli’s MP, AM and councillors mark World AIDS Day

The Christmas lights on County Hall turned red on Saturday for World AIDS Day, which takes place on 1st December every year to raise...

Over 2,000 tech leaders reject PM’s Brexit deal and demand a...

Key figures from tech and video games industries write to Prime Minister to say her Brexit deal will cause crippling uncertainty and drain UK...

Marc Tierney Lead’s Labour’s Support for Pembrokeshire’s Small Businesses

Marc Tierney, Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, has pledged his support for local small enterprises in advance of Small Business...

Llanelli MP pushing for justice for HSBC pensioners

Llanelli MP pushing for justice for HSBC pensioners Llanelli’s MP Nia Griffith is campaigning for justice for HSBC employees whose pensions have been reduced by...

Question of the week – Opinions on Brexit

Question of the week - Opinions on Brexit What do you think of the current Brexit deal? Should the MPs back it? Finally, what would...

Plaid call for ambulance time target for stroke patients following NHS...

Plaid call for ambulance time target for stroke patients following NHS Amber Review Responding to the Findings of the Independent Accelerated Programme for Amber Review,...

First Minister praises Goods Shed restoration

The Welsh Government’s First Minister has described the project to restore Llanelli Railway Goods Shed for community use as an exciting plan for the...

County lines and organised crime: What is the impact on the...

County lines and organised crime: What is the impact on the rural economy? Lords to hear evidence Over two evidence sessions on Tuesday the 27th...

Nia Griffith MP celebrates £1.3 million donation to Variety, the children’s...

Nia Griffith MP joined Variety ambassador and Strictly Come Dancing winner Joe McFadden and Miles Baron, Chief Executive of The Bingo Association, at an...

Bill Oddie backs Ben Lake MP’s call for urgent ban on...

Bill Oddie backs Ben Lake MP’s call for urgent ban on trophy hunting imports New figures released this week show that nearly 400 hunting trophies...

Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price writes to First Minister Carwyn Jones...

Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price writes to First Minister Carwyn Jones urging Welsh Government to take a clear position on Brexit ahead of Assembly...

NEWS UPDATE – Lee Waters AM – Schaeffler commitment from Welsh...

Lee Waters AM - Schaeffler commitment from Welsh Government Lee Waters AM has welcomed the First Minister for Wales announcement that of a taskforce with...

COUNCILLOR SEAN REES TO CALL FOR FURTHER IMPROVEMENTS FROM TRANSPORT FOR...

Councillor meeting with Transport For Wales in call for further improvements... "This Friday, I will be meeting with representatives from the new rail franchise for...

NEWS UPDATE – SCHAEFFLER WORKFORCE REPS DISCUSS WAY FORWARD WITH LLANELLI...

NEWS UPDATE Schaeffler workforce reps discuss way forward with Llanelli MP and AM Nia Griffith MP and Lee Waters AM met last Friday (the 16th of...

LORDS TO QUIZ INTERNET PROVIDERS ON POOR CONNECTIVITY IN RURAL AREAS

Lords to quiz internet providers on poor connectivity in rural areas 1.1 million rural premises still do not have access to decent broadband and 82...

POLITICAL UPDATE – Quality Jobs and fighting poverty is central to...

Quality Jobs and fighting poverty is central to Eluned’s vision for the future of Wales Eluned Morgan one of the three contenders to become the...

“GRAND” PLAN TO SUPPORT WALES’ YOUNG SELF-EMPLOYED SUPERHEROES

“Grand” plan to support Wales’ young self-employed superheroes A £1,000 booster payment to help kick start enterprises for bright young unemployed people with a sound...

How effective is the landing obligation in tackling the wasteful discarding...

 The House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee today launches a new inquiry into the implementation of the EU landing obligation which aims...

POLITICAL NEWS – PLAID CYMRU CALLS FOR CLEAN AIR BILL FOR...

Plaid Cymru calls for Clean Air Bill for Wales   Poor air quality causing 2,000 premature deaths in Wales has prompted Plaid AMs to put forward...

LLANELLI MP & AM CAMPAIGN FOR SHOPWORKER SAFETY

Llanelli MP & AM campaign for shopworker safety   Nia Griffith MP and Lee Waters AM joined members of the retail union Usdaw at the Llanelli...

LEE WATERS AM – MY TRAVEL PASS TO DOUBLE ELIGIBILITY

My Travel Pass to double eligibility Local Assembly Member Lee Waters has welcomed the extension of the MyTravelPass discounted bus travel scheme for younger people...

NEWS UPDATE – WELSH LABOUR DEMAND ANSWERS OVER LLANELLI WELLNESS VILLAGE!

Welsh Labour Demand Answers Over Llanelli Wellness Village! Welsh Labour Councillors are demanding answers over the £200m Wellness Village in Llanelli, claiming that serious questions...

NEWS UPDATE – LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES GLOOMY AFTER FACTORY MEETING

Local representatives gloomy after factory meeting The fate of Llanelli’s Schaeffler plant in Bynea seems to have been decided, Llanelli’s local Labour representatives concluded after...

RHUN AP IORWERTH PRESSURES DRAKEFORD WITH CALL TO “CUT COUNCILS SOME...

Rhun ap Iorwerth pressures Drakeford with call to “cut Councils some slack” Rhun ap Iorwerth today met with Welsh Government’s Finance Minister Mark Drakeford over...

HELEN MARY JONES AM TAKES PART IN POPPY RIDE

Helen Mary Jones AM takes part in Poppy Ride The Royal British Legion’s annual Poppy Ride in the Senedd took place ahead of Remembrance Sunday. Helen...

LLANELLI MP AND AM URGE ACTION TO SAVE JOBS AT SCHAEFFLER...

Llanelli MP and AM urge action to save jobs at Schaeffler plant Nia Griffith MP and Lee Waters AM have urged Ministers in the UK...

PLAID RESPOND TO CLOSURE OF AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLIER SCHAEFFLER IN LLANELLI

Responding to the announcement that Automotive supplier Schaeffler will close its Llanelli site due to the ‘uncertainty of Brexit', Plaid Cymru AM for Mid...

PLAID CALL FOR AMBULANCE TIME TARGET FOR STROKE PATIENTS, FOLLOWING NHS...

POLITICAL UPDATE Plaid call for ambulance time target for stroke patients, following NHS Amber Review Responding to the Findings of the Independent Accelerated Programme for Amber...

Baronesses for a day: Girlguiding Members shadow women peers at the...

Baronesses for a day: Girlguiding Members shadow women peers at the House of Lords To mark the 60th anniversary of the first woman to take her...

What impact is the shortage of affordable rural housing having on...

What impact is the shortage of affordable rural housing having on the rural economy? Lords to hear evidence On Tuesday 6 November the House of...

NEVER AGAIN – COLUMN BY TIM EVANS

Never Again I am writing this after the killing of 11 Jewish worshippers and the wounding of 6 at the Tree of Life Synagogue in...

PLAID’S PARLIAMENTARY LEADER GIVES SUPPORT TO CAMPAIGN FOR COMPASSIONATE POLITICS

Plaid’s parliamentary leader gives support to campaign for compassionate politics Liz Saville Roberts, MP for Dwyfor Meirionnydd and Plaid Cymru’s Westminster leader, has pledged her...

PEMBROKESHIRE FOR EUROPE JOINS PEOPLE’S MARCH IN LONDON

PEMBROKESHIRE FOR EUROPE JOINS PEOPLE'S MARCH IN LONDON 24 Pembrokeshire for Europe supporters took a coach to London on Saturday the 20th of October to...

HOW DOES TOURISM SUPPORT THE RURAL ECONOMY?

How does tourism support the rural economy? Lords to hear evidence The Government has estimated that in 2016 tourism in ‘predominantly rural areas’ was worth £11.5 billion...

GMB SLAMS NEWPORT COUNCIL’S OUTSOURCING OF EXTRA CARE

GMB SLAMS NEWPORT COUNCIL’S OUTSOURCING OF EXTRA CARE According to the trade union, the decision will put profit before people in the service that helps...

POLITICS – SENEDD TO DEBATE LANDMARK UN CLIMATE CHANGE REPORT

SENEDD TO DEBATE LANDMARK UN CLIMATE CHANGE REPORT Assembly Members today (October 26) will debate the landmark climate change report published by the UN following...

NEWS UPDATE – PLAID REQUEST ‘URGENT’ GOVERNMENT BUDGET MEETING!

PLAID REQUEST ‘URGENT’ GOVERNMENT BUDGET MEETING! Plaid Cymru have requested an urgent meeting with the Welsh Government’s Finance Minister Mark Drakeford over ‘serious concerns’ about...

BREXIT COULD SIGNIFICANTLY COMPROMISE UK’S ABILITY TO MANAGE THREATS FROM ANIMAL...

Brexit could significantly compromise UK’s ability to manage threats from animal and plant diseases, Lords Committee finds The UK could lose access to vital EU...

Let’s Take Out Poverty For Ever

Immediate new actions to boost living standards and an incessant assault on poverty are promised by Eluned Morgan if she wins the Labour Party Wales...

PROGRESSIVE CATHOLIC CHURCH STILL FIGHTING UNIVERSAL CREDIT

UK Government must publish all documentation relating to Universal Credit says Progressive Catholic Church UK Metropolitan. The Rt Reverend Dr. Cleminson is calling upon Esther...

POLITICAL NEWS – IS THE GOVERNMENT PAYING ATTENTION TO THE NEEDS...

Is the government paying attention to the needs of rural areas? Lords to ask local councils and Local Enterprise Partnerships Over two evidence sessions on Tuesday...

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