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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Ken Skates ignores Welsh Transport Strategy / Bevan Review of Trawscymru...

Dear Ken Skates, The Welsh Government has refused to follow Welsh Government strategy (page 49 paragraph 4.5 ) regarding improving reliability and journey times on...

First Minister quizzed on securing Welsh branding for food post Brexit

Mid and West AM Simon Thomas demanded assurances from First Minister Carwyn Jones during a meeting in Newtown about how the Welsh Government will...

GMB BACKS CAROLYN HARRIS FOR WELSH LABOUR DEPUTY

Britain's fastest growing trade Union, GMB,  has today endorsed Carolyn Harris MP as its choice for deputy leader of the Welsh Labour Party. The union...

First Minister quizzed on securing Welsh branding for food post Brexit

Mid and West AM Simon Thomas demanded assurances from First Minister Carwyn Jones during a meeting in Newtown about how the Welsh Government will...

Council to set budget for the year ahead/Y cyngor i osodcyllideb...

Neath Port Talbot Council will meet next week to set its budget for 2018/19.   If the proposals are approved,a total of £424 million including grants...

AMs host Pembrokeshire mental health charity at the Senedd

At the National Assembly's Pierhead Building in Cardiff Bay, Simon Thomas AM and Paul Davies AM hosted a presentation by Emma Picton-Jones of the...

Deputy Director of Network Management in Welsh Government not allowed to...

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF NETWORK MANAGEMENT AT THE WELSH GOVERNMENT (SHEENA HAGUE) NOT ALLOWED TO ANSWER QUESTIONS REGARDING T3 ROUTE WREXHAM TO ABERYSTWYTH   copies   Welsh MPs...

Plaid’s plastic levy way forward for Wales to cut waste

PLAID’S PLASTIC LEVY WAY FORWARD FOR WALES TO CUT WASTE One way we could reduce the amount of plastic that ends up in our seas...

Ken Skates and Breach of the Ministerial Code by refusing to...

copies   Welsh MPs at Westminster,  Welsh Assembly Members and Ceredigion Council members Dear Ken Skates,   I AM PROVIDING THIS EMAIL TO THE OFFICE OF JAMES HAMILTON...

Breach of the Ministerial Code /T3 route from Wrexham to Aberystwyth...

copies   Welsh MPs at Westminster,  Welsh Assembly Members and Ceredigion Council members     Dear Carwyn Jones,     I shall be providing this email to the office of James...

Plaid’s plastic levy way forward for Wales to cut waste

Plaid’s plastic levy way forward for Wales to cut waste One way we could reduce the amount of plastic that ends up in our seas...

Plaid Cymru calls for Welsh food branding to be maintained despite...

Plaid Cymru calls for Welsh food branding to be maintained despite Brexit   Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Simon Thomas has called on the Welsh...

Plaid Cymru Llanelli Town Branch Calls For Full Independent Investigation

PLAID CYMRU LLANELLI TOWN BRANCH CALLS FOR FULL INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION PRINCIPLES BEFORE POLITICS The Llanelli Town Plaid Cymru Branch has written to the Plaid Cymru National Chair Alun...

Simon Thomas AM Gets to Grips with Low Energy Cooking

Simon Thomas AM is looking forward to getting his energy use under control after taking part in a cookery demonstration held by Smart Energy...

Briefing session for Assembly Members on rural mental health

A briefing session presented by a Pembrokeshire charity discussing mental health in rural and agricultural communities will take place next Tuesday (13 February) at...

Youth Council launches campaigns on UKYP Day Of Action | Lansio...

Youth Council launches campaigns on UKYP Day Of Action   CARMARTHENSHIRE Youth Council (CYC) has marked the UKYP National Day of Action (January 26) by launching...

Union and Councillors Call For Greater Compassion Ahead Of Budget Setting

Carmarthenshire Council’s plan to curb the number of council workers calling in sick have been labelled as “victim blaming” by local Councillors ahead of...

Complaints 09/10/17, 06/11/17 and 22/11/17 regarding Ken Skates breaking Ministerial...

copies   Welsh MPs at Westminster,  Welsh Assembly Members and Ceredigion Council members   DEAR CARWYN JONES,   am providing this email to James Hamilton to illustrate that the Welsh...

Re-jigging of hospital services in the west shows the lack of...

Hywel Dda University Health Board will be reviewing the future of  hospitals within its boundaries with several options, including hospital closures, likely to be...

Simon Thomas AM calls on constituents to voice views on new...

Simon Thomas AM attended a Welsh Assembly event to promote a new taxpayers’ Charter   The Welsh Revenue Authority (WRA) hosted the event to...

AM supports action to prevent climate chaos

AM supports action to prevent climate chaos   Campaigners from the Stop Climate Chaos Cymru group met with Assembly Members in Cardiff Bay to press for...

Aberystwyth academic outlines Personal Carbon Accounts proposals

Aberystwyth academic outlines Personal Carbon Accounts proposals   Aberystwyth University researcher Martin Burgess is advocating that Wales takes the lead when it comes Personal Carbon Accounts.   Martin...

AM meets health bosses to discuss proposed changes

AM meets health bosses to discuss proposed changes   Mid and West AM Simon Thomas met with health bosses to discuss the latest proposals for the...

Vince Cable and Jane Dodds unveil proposal for Mid Wales Growth...

What: Liberal Democrat Leader Vince Cable visiting Mid Wales with Welsh Party Leader Jane Dodds.  Vince and Jane will be launching the Welsh Liberal Democrats'...

Essential West Wales hospitals are protected – Welsh Lib Dems

  Responding to a leaked document showing Hywel Dda health board is considering the closure of Glangwili hospital in Carmarthen, Prince Phillip hospital in Llanelli...

AM discusses Trostre works with company

AM DISCUSSES TROSTRE WORKS WITH COMPANY   Mid and West AM Simon Thomas met with Bobbie Davies, a representative from TATA Steel UK, at the National...

Ireland and Spain ferry link poses risk to Welsh ports after...

  The announcement of the first direct ferry service between Ireland and Spain from the end of April poses numerous concerning questions about the future...

Brexit school milk snatching threat

Plaid Cymru’s Simon Thomas has voiced his concerns that we could see the end of school milk for children after Brexit. A briefing note by...

Joyce calls for Wales ban on wild animals in circuses

JOYCE CALLS FOR WALES BAN ON WILD ANIMALS IN CIRCUSES   Assembly Member Joyce Watson has called for a ban on the use of wild animals...

Details of business rate relief for community hydro schemes revealed

A new grant scheme will provide greater support for hydropower developers in Wales than is available in the rest of the UK thanks to...

Independent Councillor Crosses The Floor To Plaid

INDEPENDENT COUNCILLOR CROSSES THE FLOOR TO PLAID   An Independent Councillor for Llangadog last week crossed the floor to join the Plaid Cymru Group within Carmarthenshire...

Sustrans welcomes Assembly inquiry into walking and cycling law

SUSTRANS WELCOMES ASSEMBLY INQUIRY INTO WALKING AND CYCLING LAW   Sustrans Cymru has welcomed the announcement by the Assembly's Economy, Infrastructure & Skills Committee that it...

Welsh EU Continuity Bill is a toothless tiger if not used

Plaid Cymru AM Simon Thomas called on the Welsh Government to trigger the EU Continuity Bill in the National Assembly for Wales to ensure...

AM calls for Welsh forces to end policing fracking disputes in...

AM calls for Welsh forces to end policing fracking disputes in England   Plaid Cymru AM Simon Thomas has called on Welsh police forces to end...

Social Media companies “let off the hook” by Westminster’s optional Code...

Social Media companies “let off the hook” by Westminster’s optional Code of Practice Code of practice must be mandatory for Social Media companies – Plaid...

DRASTIC ACTION NEEDED TO STOP MORE NURSING HOME CLOSURES

A social care boss has warned that 2018 will be a bleak one for nursing homes with more closures expected across Pembrokeshire at a...

Carmarthenshire Council Set To Receive Additional Funding

The Welsh Government has this week announced that Carmarthenshire Council will receive an increase in funding over 2018/19, as the Local Government Secretary publishes...

PLAID AMS CALL FOR INCREASED PROTECTION FOR HOME SCHOOLED CHILDREN

PLAID AMS CALL FOR INCREASED PROTECTION FOR HOME SCHOOLED CHILDREN   Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet member for Education Llyr Gruffydd and Mid and West Assembly Member...

‘Glimmer of hope for voluntary approach’ to Nitrate Vulnerable Zones

‘GLIMMER OF HOPE FOR VOLUNTARY APPROACH’ TO NITRATE VULNERABLE ZONES Plaid Cymru Assembly Member Simon Thomas is hopeful the Welsh Government will take a voluntary...

Joyce backs tougher sentences for animal cruelty.

JOYCE BACKS TOUGHER SENTENCES FOR ANIMAL CRUELTY   Joyce Watson AM has welcomed moves to impose tougher prison punishments on people who harm animals.   The UK Government...

Plaid AMs call for increased protection for home schooled children

Plaid AMs call for increased protection for home schooled children Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet member for Education Llyr Gruffydd and Mid and West Assembly Member...

Pupil Development Grant playing a vital role in reducing attainment gap

Pupil Development Grant playing a vital role in reducing attainment gap The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed the third-year evaluation report from Ipsos Mori and...

Brexit deal is a step in the right direction but much...

Brexit deal is a step in the right direction but much more needs to be done The Welsh Liberal Democrats welcome the progress made by...

Sex and Relationship education report an excellent blueprint

Sex and Relationship education report an excellent blueprint The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed a report published today that calls for a complete overhaul of...

Welsh visa system the way forward on immigration issue

Welsh visa system the way forward on immigration issue     Plaid Cymru Assembly Member Simon Thomas took part in BBC Wales’s new debate programme ‘The Hour’...

Labour in Wales refuses responsibility over energy powers

Labour in Wales refuses responsibility over energy powers     It has been revealed during questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs Lesley...

Plaid Cymru calls for air pollution to be seen as a...

Plaid Cymru is calling on the Welsh Government to show leadership and treat air pollution as a public health issue during a debate in...

Wales needs a new Beveridge Report

Wales needs a new Beveridge Report 75 years on from the publication of the landmark Beveridge Report, the five “giant evils” of want, squalor, disease,...

Banks abandoning customers by removing high street branches

Banks abandoning customers by removing high street branches Plaid Cymru Assembly Members Simon Thomas and Adam Price have tabled a motion at the National Assembly...

HOW HAVE GOVERNMENT CUTS AFFECTED THE WORK OF NATURAL ENGLAND? LORDS...

HOW HAVE GOVERNMENT CUTS AFFECTED THE WORK OF NATURAL ENGLAND? LORDS TO HEAR EVIDENCE The House of Lords Select Committee on the Natural Environment and...
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