Wefan Gymraeg

Kirsty Williams announces measures to prevent pupils being entered too early for exams

New rules to reduce the number of pupils being entered too early for exams have been announced by Kirsty Williams, the Welsh Liberal Democrat Cabinet Secretary for Education.

From summer 2019, only a pupil’s first entry to a GCSE examination will count in their school’s performance measures. At the moment schools can count the best grade from multiple sittings.

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Welsh Lib Dem school mental health plans will ‘transform life chances of our youngest pupils’

Welsh Lib Dem secure school mental health funding

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have today welcomed the announcement made by Welsh Lib Dem Education Secretary Kirsty Williams that schools will receive extra investment and support to support mental health services.

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New Party President Announced.

The Welsh Liberal Democrats are happy to announce Cllr William Powell as the Party's new President. He takes over the role from his fellow Powys councillor Roger Williams. 

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Gender Identity Clinic welcomed by Welsh Lib Dems

Establishing a Gender Identity Clinic in Cardiff is a "long-overdue step towards equality" for trans people in Wales, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have said today.

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Coleg Cymraeg must deliver for all learners

The role of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol should be extended to develop the Welsh language across the higher education, further education and work-based learning sectors, a review has concluded.

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Gove 'plumbing the depths of cynicism' on farm subsidies

Commenting on Michael Gove’s speech stating that Farm subsidies 'must be earned', Welsh Lib Dem Rural Affairs Spokesperson Cllr William Powell said;

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HPV vaccination 'missed opportunity'

The Welsh Government has today announced that it will not make the HPV vaccination available to adolescent boys.

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Ditching rail electrification ‘standard Tory’

The UK Government has today announced that plans to electrify the rail line between London and Swansea have been ditched. The plans were secured by the Liberal Democrats in government.

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Local Government reform 'long overdue'

Welsh Government proposals to reform the electoral arrangements for local government are a necessary step forward in ensuring accountable and representative local government.

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3-year PrEP pilot welcomed by Welsh Lib Dems

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed the beginning of a Welsh NHS PrEP pilot, which has been launched today (17th July 2017).

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