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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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...

Social mobility not good enough

Social mobility not good enough Tuesday’s Social Mobility in Great Britain: fifth state of the nation report by the Social Mobility Commission highlights the extent...

Grantiau i ysgolion bach a gwledig / Small and rural schools...

Grantiau i ysgolion bach a gwledig   Mae Sir Gaerfyrddin yn elwa ar grant gwerth £266,000 i gefnogi gweithio ‘ysgol i ysgol’ trwy ddatblygu gallu ac...

Industrial Strategy lacks vision

Industrial Strategy lacks vision The Welsh Liberal Democrats have criticised the UK Government’s industrial strategy white paper for failing to provide the ambitious vision the...

Trans rights are human rights

Trans rights are human rights The Welsh Liberal Democrats have condemned the wave of transphobic articles that have appeared recently across the media. In the...

Budget a missed opportunity for Wales 

Budget a missed opportunity for Wales The Chancellor missed a golden opportunity to invest in Wales and deliver equitable growth across the UK, preferring instead...

Conservatives forgotten Wales when it comes to Tidal Lagoon opportunities –...

Conservatives forgotten Wales when it comes to Tidal Lagoon opportunities Mid and West AM Simon Thomas has said that the Chancellor of the Exchequer...

PROBLEM ONLINE GAMBLING: LORDS TO DEBATE GOVERNMENT ACTION NEEDED TO SUPPORT...

PROBLEM ONLINE GAMBLING: LORDS TO DEBATE GOVERNMENT ACTION NEEDED TO SUPPORT THOSE AT RISK Members of the House of Lords will tomorrow debate the challenges...

Budget presents an opportunity for Wales

Budget presents an opportunity for Wales The Welsh Liberal Democrats have called on the Chancellor to deliver a budget that makes the most of the...

Welsh Liberal Democrats call for Swansea Tidal Lagoon to be given...

Welsh Liberal Democrats call for Swansea Tidal Lagoon to be given green light in budget. Following a letter from more than 100 businesses to Downing...

NSPCC comment on Huw Irranca-Davies AM statement about removal of the...

NSPCC comment on Huw Irranca-Davies AM statement about removal of the defence of ‘reasonable punishment’ Following Minister for Children Huw Irranca-Davies’ statement reaffirming that the...

Labour vote to leave Wales powerless on Brexit

Labour vote to leave Wales powerless on Brexit Labour MPs abstained on an amendment to the European Union Withdrawal Bill that would have would have...

CARMARTHENSHIRE & PEMBROKESHIRE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS WELCOME THE ELECTION OF JANE DODDS...

After a month long campaign, Welsh Liberal Democrats gathered in Cardiff on 3rd November to see Jane Dodds elected by the party membership as...

Leanne congratulates Simon Thomas on winning Green Energy ‘Gong’ / Leanne...

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate Change and Rural Affairs Simon Thomas AM has won a green ‘oscar’ for his work in promoting renewable...

Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood visits Cenarth sawmills

Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood visited James Davies Sawmills, Cenarth to discuss how government action could boost the firm’s future. Rhondda AM, Leanne Wood was...

Economic progress in Carmarthenshire

Economic progress in Carmarthenshire More than 250 jobs have been created in Carmarthenshire as part of the county council’s efforts to boost the area’s economy. The...

LORDS TO HEAR EVIDENCE ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN RURAL AREAS

LORDS TO HEAR EVIDENCE ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN RURAL AREAS The Select Committee on the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 will continue taking...

JANE DODDS ELECTED TO LEAD WELSH LIB DEMS TO “NEW ERA”

Jane Dodds has been elected by Welsh Liberal Democrat Members as the party's new Leader, beating Ceredigion candidate Elizabeth Evans in a keenly-fought contest. Jane...

Simon Thomas urges households to ‘Keep a Step Ahead of Winter’...

Simon Thomas urges households to ‘Keep a Step Ahead of Winter’ New research from British Gas has highlighted that having no heating or hot water...

ELUNED MORGAN SUPPORTS REMEMBRANCE IN SECOND ANNUAL POPPY RIDE

luned Morgan AM has raced against the clock to mark the start of the Remembrance period in Wales as Royal British Legion members and...

Simon Thomas welcomes Marine Energy companies to the National Assembly for...

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate Change and Rural Affairs Simon Thomas AM co-sponsored an event in the National Assembly with the leading lights...

New bid to presume against fracking in Wales

Plaid Cymru’s Simon Thomas will put forward a new legislative bid to ensure a presumption again fracking in Wales. Mid and West AM Simon Thomas...

HOW WILL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES CHANGE AFTER BREXIT? LORDS TO HEAR EVIDENCE

THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL COMMUNITIES ACT 2006 WILL CONTINUE TAKING EVIDENCE FOR ITS INQUIRY ON TUESDAY 24 OCTOBER. THE COMMITTEE WILL...

‘Amser i Blaid Cymru wneud Cymru’r genedl y gall hi fod’...

‘Amser i Blaid Cymru wneud Cymru'r genedl y gall hi fod’ – Simon Thomas Rhoddodd Simon Thomas, Ysgrifennydd Cabinet Cysgodol dros Ynni,...

TORIES REFUSE TO PAUSE UNIVERSAL CREDIT

TORIES REFUSE TO PAUSE UNIVERSAL CREDIT MISERY AND HARDSHIP – LABOUR AM Eluned Morgan AM has strongly condemned local MPs Simon Hart and Stephen...

The Halliwell Centre at The University of Wales Trinity Saint David...

The Halliwell Centre at The University of Wales Trinity Saint David in Carmarthen hosted the second of 3 hustings to take place across Wales, for the...

Rural dementia care discussed at National Assembly meeting

Plaid Cymru Assembly Members met with charity Alzheimer’s Society Cymru in the National Assembly to discuss the future of dementia care in rural Wales. Shadow Cabinet Secretary...

WELSH LIBERAL DEMOCRAT LEADERSHIP HUSTINGS

The Welsh Liberal Democrats will be hosting three leadership hustings events in advance of the election of their new leader. Candidates Elizabeth Evans and Jane...

Senedd debate on Personal Carbon Accounts for Wales

Assembly Members will debate whether to introduce a pilot scheme for Personal Carbon Accounts in Wales on Wednesday (4 October). Personal Carbon Accounts is a concept...

GMB WALES RESPONDS TO WELSH BUDGET

RESPONDING TO TODAY'S WELSH BUDGET, GMB WALES WAS PLEASED TO SEE INVESTMENT IN VITAL PUBLIC SERVICES FROM THE WELSH GOVERNMENT. However the union wants to...

Time called on Cleddau tolls following Plaid Cymru deal  

The Cleddau Bridge tolls could end after an agreement between Plaid Cymru and the Welsh Government. Plaid Cymru Mid and West AM Simon Thomas said:...

Solidarity with Catalonia urged

Plaid Cymru Assembly Members have tabled a statement in the National Assembly sending solidarity with people of Catalonia as they prepare to vote in...

Labour Government in Wales challenged over tuition fees

Plaid Cymru has challenged the Labour Government to hold a vote on a rise in tuition fees in Wales. The Cabinet Secretary for Education Kirsty...

LABOUR GOVERNMENT ADMITS HYDRO SCHEMES HIT BY BUSINESS RATES HIKE

Changes in business rates has resulted in, 92% of Wales’ community hydro energy projects see an increase in their business rates, some by as much as...

LABOUR GOVERNMENT IN WALES CHALLENGED OVER TUITION FEES

Plaid Cymru has challenged the Labour Government to hold a vote on a rise in tuition fees in Wales. The Cabinet Secretary for Education Kirsty Williams,...

Labour Calls For Recycling Centre Return After Amnesty Headache

Carmarthenshire Labour have stepped up their fight to re-open the recycling centre in Llangadog after residents complain of queuing for over an hour to dispose of...

Vote @ 16

Teen leads fight for votes at 16 Carmarthenshire teenager Gwen Griffiths is taking the fight for votes at 16 to the Council Chamber in County...

Wales must match Scotland’s commitment to funding walking and cycling

Nicola Sturgeon announces doubling of Scottish active travel budget   Wales led the world with ground-breaking legislation that now risks being left behind, Sustrans Cymru has...

 Mid-Wales “blackout” on electric vehicle charge points/Y Canolbarth yn “smotyn du”...

Plaid Cymru highlights inadequate for electric vehicles The Welsh Government needs to address a “blackout” on electric vehicle charging points in mid Wales, Plaid Cymru...

New report on potential of a full public bank in Wales

A new report by a think tank has assessed the potential of a public development bank for Wales to boost lending to firms and...

Labour Government dragging its feet over air pollution

The Labour Government is dragging its feet over improving the air we breathe, that is the claim by Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate...

Bow Street railway station cash welcomed, but Westminster should pay in...

Plaid Cymru Mid and West AM Simon Thomas has welcomed the announcement of money for a new £7m train station in Bow Street, Ceredigion...

Plaid Cymru launches summer campaign to protect rural Wales from the...

The Party of Wales launched a summer campaign at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show to shield rural Wales from the impact of leaving the...

£10m to redevelop historic Aberystwyth’s Old College

It has been announced that the National Lottery has awarded £10.5m for the re-development of Aberystwyth University's Old College.   It is part of a £22m...

Useful meeting with UK Government over Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Plaid Cymru Assembly Member Simon Thomas has described a meeting with UK Business Secretary Greg Clark about the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon as useful.   Simon...

CHEAP IMPORTED FOOD COULD THREATEN FARM ANIMAL WELFARE STANDARDS AFTER BREXIT,...

CHEAP IMPORTED FOOD COULD THREATEN FARM ANIMAL WELFARE STANDARDS AFTER BREXIT, LORDS REPORT WARNS THE HOUSE OF LORDS EU ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT SUB-COMMITTEE HAS TODAY PUBLISHED...

Coleg Cymraeg must deliver for all learners – Welsh Lib Dems

Coleg Cymraeg must deliver for all learners - Welsh Lib Dems The role of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol should be extended to develop the Welsh...
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