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Aled Roberts

AC dros Ogledd Cymru

Aled Roberts outside Senedd (Richard Thomas)

Cafodd Aled Roberts ei ethol fel Aelod Cynulliad dros Ogledd Cymru ym mis Mai 2011.

Aled is married to Llinos who is a lecturer at Yale College and they have two sons, Osian and Ifan. Brought up in the village he represents he attended Ysgol y Ponciau, Ysgol y Grango and Ysgol Rhiwabon before going on to study law at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. After obtaining his solicitors' professional qualification he practised at the Wrexham firm of Geoffrey Morris and Ashton where he became a partner. He ceased to practise as a solicitor when he was elected Leader of Wrexham County Borough in 2005.

Aled also serves as a member of Rhos Community Council and is Secretary of Ebeneser Chapel, Rhos where he has been an organist since the age of 11.

He was instrumental in the campaign to serve the Rhos Miners' Institute (known locally as the Stiwt) and has been its secretary since 1987.

He is also Chair of Governors at Ysgol Gymraeg I D Hooson and a Governor at Ysgol Maes y Mynydd, Rhos.

Aled has been continuously re-elected to serve the Ponciau Ward since 1991 and served as Mayor of Wrexham in 2003-04. He was elected Leader of Wrexham County Borough Council in March 2005.

Manylion Cyswllt

Cysylltwch â Aled Roberts

Diweddariadau Diweddar

  • Erthygl: 2012 Ion 12

    North Wales Assembly Member, Aled Roberts, has today reiterated his calls for local elections not to be delayed in Anglesey.

    The Local Government Minister faces a decision whether to delay the election for a year so they can take place on the new boundaries, or he can hold them in May 2011, based on the current boundaries.

  • Erthygl: 2011 Rhag 21

    Commenting on the news that a GCSE exam has been postponed after details of some questions may have been revealed to a seminar of teachers, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Education, Aled Roberts AM, said:

    "It is right that we support the actions taken today to ensure that the WJEC withdraw and re-write the ICTY unit three paper despite the impact that this will have in the short term on the students affected.

  • Erthygl: 2011 Rhag 8

    Welsh Government's first set of bands for secondary schools has been published today. The system uses criteria including GCSE exam performance and attendance. The score is altered to take into account the number of pupils receiving free school meals, which is an indicator of levels of poverty among pupils.

  • Erthygl: 2011 Rhag 8

    Commenting on an investigation in The Daily Telegraph that alleges that teachers are paying up to £230 a day to attend seminars with chief examiners where they are advised on exam questions and the exact wording that pupils should use to obtain higher marks, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Education, Aled Roberts AM, said:

  • Erthygl: 2011 Rhag 8

    Aled Roberts, Welsh Liberal Democrat AM for North Wales, has called for clarification on the Welsh Government's plans for transport in North Wales.

    Commenting on a list of priorities announced by the Local Government Minister today, Aled said:

    "The announcements in the National Transport Plan contain some good news for the region, and I welcome the confirmation of funding for improvements to the A470, Wrexham Industrial Estate access road Phase 2 and the construction of a cycling/walking path from Pontcysyllte to Chirk.

  • Erthygl: 2011 Rhag 8

    Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Education Minister Aled Roberts, has welcomed the decision by Education Minister Leighton Andrews to accept Opposition calls that the consultation process on reconfiguration in Higher Education should either provide evidence in support of current plans or result in alternative proposals. The motion on reconfiguration in Higher Education was passed unopposed in the Assembly today and consultation is expected to begin in the New Year.

  • Erthygl: 2011 Rhag 7

    Peter Black AM and Aled Roberts AM have written to the Local Government Minister urging him not to delay elections in Ynys Mon.

    The Minister faces a decision whether to delay the elections for a year so they can happen based on the new boundaries, or he can hold them in May 2012, based on the current boundaries.

  • Erthygl: 2011 Tach 30

    The Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Education in the Assembly, Aled Roberts, has reacted to today's Statement by the Minister for Education, Leighton Andrews, by calling for evidence-based decisions on any future mergers of Higher Education institutions.

    Speaking in the wake of today's announcements, Aled Roberts AM said:

  • Erthygl: 2011 Tach 29

    The Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Education in the Assembly, Aled Roberts, has expressed his concern at today's news that junior and infant class numbers have continued to rise.

    Despite a 1999 Government pledge to reduce class sizes, and despite funding being made available to local authorities to address the problem, there are still more than twelve thousand primary school children in Wales who are being taught in classes of more than thirty.

  • Erthygl: 2011 Tach 23

    The Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Education in the Assembly, Aled Roberts, has welcomed today's Statement by the Education Minister that the Welsh Government will be introducing a Masters in Educational Practice for newly qualified teachers. The three-year programme will help teachers develop their ability to raise pupil attainment in schools: literacy, numeracy, reducing the impact of poverty, additional learning needs, behaviour management and reflective practice. It will start for the first time in September 2012.

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