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Monday, December 11, 2017

Labour promises repeal of bedroom tax

Nia Griffith MP has welcomed Labour’s firm commitment to repealing the bedroom tax, saying it will give hope to the many disabled and...

MP meets Underground Coal Gasification company in Burry Port

Nia Griffith MP today met Mr Algy Cluff from the company who have been awarded an Underground Coal Gasification licence for the Loughor estuary....

AM encourages WW2 Vets to apply for Heroes Return Funding

Keith Davies, Assembly Member for Llanelli is promoting the availability of a grant for World War 2 veterans by the Big Lottery Fund. ...

AM backs fire fighters in pension dispute

Plaid Cymru AM Simon Thomas has backed the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) in their dispute over pensions. Mid and...

Plaid will continue to campaign for a doctor-led A+E service…

Plaid Cymru Llanelli are disappointed and angry with the announcement on Tuesday 24th September made by Labour Health Minister Mark Drakeford that the...

Council Leader Kevin Madge says repealing the bedroom tax is the...

The Leader of Carmarthenshire County Council, Councillor Kevin Madge has welcomed Labour’s decision this week to repeal the Bedroom Tax, saying it will give...

Child poverty evidence given to UK Commission

The Welsh Government has given evidence to a UK wide commission setting out its unique approach to tackling child poverty and raising the educational...

Plaid Cymru Harnesses New Media

The largest party on Carmarthenshire county council is connecting directly with the public by harnessing the power of interactive new media. Plaid Cymru has...

New Deputy Minister visits first class facilities tackling poverty in Llanelli

Keith Davies AM and Nia Griffith MP have welcomed a visit by Vaughan Gething – the Welsh Government Deputy Minister for Tackling Poverty to...

Plaid Cymru Official Statement on the Number of households in Carmarthenshire...

Figures revealed by a Freedom of Information request to Plaid Cymru show Carmarthenshire saw a 63 per cent increase in requests for a discretionary...

AM calls on church to lead the crusade against pay-day loan...

Plaid Cymru AM Simon Thomas has written to the Archbishop of the Church in Wales, Barry Morgan asking him to lead a campaign against...

New fund open to make Wales a fairer society

The Welsh Government is inviting charities and third sector groups to apply for up to £1.6 million of funding for projects that tackle inequality...

Labour backs pylon ban

Labour backed a vote that was taken in Carmarthenshire's full council meeting to urge the UK Government to only grant permission for underground cables...

Plaid Austerity Rally report

by Josh Thomas Crowds gathered in Llanelli Town Centre on Saturday morning to join Plaid in the fight against Austerity. They...

Sign the Petition, Make MPs' pay their Interns

Rather than hike MPs' wages, get them to pay their interns By Jamie M. I've always been interested in politics and our political system....

Keith Davies AM Takes AFC Llanelli Case to Sports Minister

Disappointed with the Football Association Wales’ (FAW) decision not to allow AFC Llanelli in to the Welsh League Division Three, the Llanelli AM has...

AM calls on Sports Minister to intervene over demotion AFC Llanelli

Mid and West AM Simon Thomas has stepped up the pressure on the Football Association of Wales over their decision to demote AFC Llanelli....

Drive to get more women in public appointments

The next steps to increase the number of women and other under-represented groups in public appointments will be at the centre of an event...

Rally Against Austerity

Plaid Cymru Llanelli are hosting a ‘Rally Against Austerity’ event taking place on Saturday 13th July starting at 10.00am on Vaughan Street, Llanelli Town...

County Council misleads the public on Dafen Park…

In the Western Mail of June 27th 2013 Carmarthenshire County Council had the following notice in the Legal Notices section of the Business pages...

Dafen Park for Sale say Plaid, not so say Council

Residents of Dafen were last week leafleted by Plaid Cymru to inform them that they're beloved park was up for sale. ...

Labour New Deal for New Homes in Carmarthenshire

Tenants in Carmarthenshire with homes in poor state could receive a welcome boost, thanks to a new agreement between the UK and Welsh Labour...

Nia urges fair play for AFC Llanelli

Nia Griffith MP is calling on the Football Association of Wales to reconsider its decision that AFC Llanelli, our town’s reformed football club, should...

Plaid Cymru Response to Labour Regarding Fire Cuts!

With reference to Cllr Bill Thomas’ post attacking Plaid Cymru members at the Llanelli Rural Council meeting of 11th June. It’s not untypical of...

38 Degrees petition – George Osbourne and RBS Bank

Latest petition request from 38 Degrees. Tonight George Osborne may announce plans which would lose the UK public £7 billion. He’s thinking of flogging...

People turning to emergency help due to welfare changes Minister warns...

The Welsh Government’s deep concerns about the impact of welfare changes such as the ‘bedroom tax’ on Wales will be raised in...

No clarity over how Prince Philip Hospital changes will improve services

Health bosses at Hywel Dda Health Board have admitted to Plaid Cymru Llanelli they are unsure how services will improve following health reconfiguration in...

Minister announces almost £2 million to boost credit union membership across...

Welsh Government ambitions to increase credit union membership across Wales will be given a £1.9 million boost later today when Communities and Tackling Poverty...

Llanelli Fire Station let down by Plaid Cymru and Independents again

At last night’s meeting of Llanelli Rural Council, Independent and Plaid Cymru Councillors voted to defer a motion put forward by Labour Councillors criticising...

Recruitment issues led to proposals to remove hospital services

Recruitment problems have been used by health chiefs to push for a removal of services from hospitals in neighbouring health authorities. Now a freedom...

County's Executive Board Changes

Changes have been made to extend the roles and responsibilities of Carmarthenshire’s Executive Board. Leader Cllr Kevin Madge made the announcements...

Plaid call for immediate action over Rail Crime figures…

According to recent statistics published by British Transport Police, over 1,700 crimes have been committed on Railway Stations and trains in the past year...

Too many questions about welfare changes remain unanswered – Minister

The UK Government’s welfare changes are throwing a question mark over the Welsh Government’s ability to deliver support to some of Wales’ most vulnerable...

Minister challenges free advice services in Wales to change with £1.8...

The Welsh Government has offered not-for-profit organisations that provide free advice services £1.872 million of extra money to adapt to the increased demand for...

Coalition Agreement

THE Labour and Independent groups on Carmarthenshire County Council have signed a new Coalition Agreement. The agreement is the basis of...

Plaid oppose introduction of the ‘Bedroom Tax’

Plaid Cymru Llanelli have called for immediate action to protect the most vulnerable in society against the U.K Government welfare reforms and implementation of...

Discussions between local health boards and social services are vital for...

Llanelli Labour AM, Keith Davies, has emphasised that care in the community must be fit for purpose and meet high standards before any shift...

Welsh Government’s relationship with the Third Sector under review

How the Welsh Government and the Third Sector work together in the future is the focus of a new consultation launched last Thursday (16th...

Future of free advice services in Wales under the spotlight

A review into services that provide people with free advice on issues such as debt, housing, employment and welfare benefits was published by the...

“Scourge” of payday loans needs to be addressed

Wales' Minister for Tackling Poverty, Huw Lewis, has met with the Office of Fair Trading to call on regulators to ‘throw the full force...

AM highlights work of local forum

Llanelli Labour AM, Keith Davies, has raised the positive work of the Station Road Forum with the Welsh Housing Minister, Carl Sargeant. ...

Two new experts join tackling poverty advisory group

Huw Lewis, Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, has announced the appointment of Professor David Adamson and Rhian Davies to the Welsh Government’s Tackling...

Almost £1.8 million to create new projects to help Carmarthenshire’s most...

£1,789,500 extra is being invested to help families in some of Carmarthenshire’s most disadvantaged areas, Communities & Tackling Poverty Minister Huw Lewis announced today...

AM questions minister on impact of welfare reforms in Wales

Keith Davies AM who sits on the Enterprise and Business committee undertook a questioning session with the Welsh Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty...

Labour Group invites Minister to cross party meeting on health changes

At today’s full meeting of Carmarthenshire County Counil, the Labour Group backed that the Council write to the Welsh Government Health Minister, Mark Drakeford...

Protocol created for Awarding the Freedom of the County

The Carmarthenshire Labour group of Councillors today supported the creation of a protocol for those being awarded the freedom of Carmarthenshire. Being awarded the...

Plaid Cymru Statement on Calsonic Redundancies

Plaid Cymru Llanelli have expressed serious concern following the announcement of 48 redundancies at the Calsonic Kansei plant based in Llethri Road . ...

Statement from Keith Davies AM & Nia Griffith MP on Calsonic...

Reacting to news of 48 redundancies at Calsonic Kansei from the manufacturing and manufacturing engineering areas of its Llanelli Plant. ...

Communities Minister calls for more women in positions of power and...

At last Wednesday's (24th April) launch of a major report on women in the Welsh workforce, Communities Minister, Huw Lewis, will speak of his...

Plaid Cymru anger over smokescreen on Prince Philip Hospital

Plaid Cymru representatives have reacted with anger over a smokescreen by the Labour party over changes in the shift patterns at Llanelli fire station...
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