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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.

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Diweddariadau Diweddar

  • Erthygl: 2011 Tach 21

    The Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales has today published its draft proposals for the future governance of Anglesey. The plans, which are due to go out to consultation, are likely to mean May's council elections will be delayed.

    The local authority is currently being run by Welsh government appointed commissioners due to the authority's poor performance in the past after years of political infighting.

  • Erthygl: 2011 Tach 14

    Aled Roberts, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Education Minister, has queried the latest announcement by Education Minister Leighton Andrews that he has set aside £3.6 billion to fund student support for the duration of this Assembly.

    Making the announcement on National Student Finance Day, the Minister reaffirms his commitment to funding Welsh-domiciled students.

  • Erthygl: 2011 Hyd 26

    Aled Roberts AM has called for the Education Minister to share the legal advice his Government has received regarding student funding for EU nationals.

    A new loophole, which has emerged concerning advice given to the Scottish Government, suggests that the Welsh Government may have to pay for EU students wanting to study in England or risk breaching EU law forbidding preferential treatment.

  • Erthygl: 2011 Hyd 20

    As new Welsh Government statistics show that 12% of working age adults have no qualifications, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Education, Aled Roberts has called for the Welsh Government to give extra priority to those who want to develop skills later in life and to make sure that all school leavers have basic skills to equip them in the working environment.

  • Erthygl: 2011 Hyd 19

    Aled Roberts, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Education Minister, has welcomed the Assembly debate on the proposed Qualifications Review.

    Commenting, Aled said:

    "In the light of numerous reports recently it is obvious that there is a need to re-examine the education system in Wales.

    "However, we need to be careful about what we are doing and why we are doing it - if it is simply to train children to pass tests then it is flawed. We need to equip children and young people with the qualifications and the skills for life - qualifications are only part of the process.

  • Erthygl: 2011 Mai 17
    Aled Roberts, the newly elected Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for North Wales, has announced that he will stand down as Leader of Wrexham Council following his election.

    John Dixon, the newly elected AM for South Wales Central is also to relinquish his role as Executive Member for Health, Social Care and Wellbeing on Cardiff Council.