Wefan Gymraeg

Peter Black AM writes: Labour’s local government plans are a ‘political stitch-up’

Today the Welsh Labour Government publish their proposals for reorganising local councils. Peter Black AM, the Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Local Government Minister, reacts below...

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Fears for Swansea Tidal Lagoon following omission from Tory Minister’s speech

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have expressed fears for the future of the planned Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, after the project was not mentioned once in the Energy Secretary’s key speech today.

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“People are fed up” of Labour’s economic record – Eluned Parrott AM

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have rounded upon Labour’s economic record after new figures show that Wales is the only part of the UK where average wages are decreasing.

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"Putting People First" - Kirsty Williams' speech to Welsh Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference 2015

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Kirsty Williams AM addressed party members at their Autumn Conference in Swansea, the most well-attended in the party's history.

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Government shouldn’t be allowed to meddle in urgent question process

The Presiding Officer should not allow the Welsh Government to meddle with the Urgent Question process in the Assembly, Kirsty Williams AM has said today.

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Cardiff City Deal bid a “sham”, say Welsh Lib Dems

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have criticised Labour’s approach to a Cardiff City Deal, claiming that the Deal is a “sham” without the devolution of extra powers to the region.

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Mental health waits bring Labour’s ability to deliver new targets into question

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have questioned Labour’s ability to deliver on their new mental health targets, as new figures show a large increase in the number of young people waiting over the target time for specialist treatment.

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Tories’ delay on care costs leaving Welsh pensioners in limbo

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have criticised the Tory UK Government for delaying a cap on care costs secured by former Lib Dem Care Minister Norman Lamb, following an announcement by the Welsh Government that no decision can be made about reform of arrangements for paying for social care and support in Wales.

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Welsh Lib Dems only party to vote against AM pay rise

The Assembly Commission’s budget, which included the massive pay hike for Assembly Members, was today voted through despite strong resistance from the Welsh Liberal Democrats.

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Labour to blame for widening unemployment gap, says Eluned Parrott AM

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have blamed Labour’s lack of a coherent economic strategy for a rise in Welsh unemployment over the last quarter, while UK average unemployment is falling.

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