Wefan Gymraeg

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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Welsh Lib Dems celebrate victory as Labour u-turn on decision reports

The Welsh Liberal Democrats are celebrating a “victory for transparency” as Labour Ministers announce their intention to begin publishing ministerial decision reports again, a u-turn following pressure by the party.

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Health watchdog needs complete overhaul, say Welsh Lib Dems

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have reissued calls for an overhaul in healthcare inspection after the current watchdog admitted to an Assembly committee that they are under-resourced.

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Evasive Labour revealed to have blocked Assembly documentaries

It has been revealed that the Labour party blocked proposals by ITV Wales and BBC Wales to film behind the scenes documentaries at the Assembly.

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Welsh Lib Dems “lift the lid” on Welsh Government by publishing decision reports

The Welsh Liberal Democrats are vowing to bring transparency to Labour’s Welsh Government as they begin publishing ministerial decision reports, a service previously scrapped by Labour’s First Minister.

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University of South Wales found to have breached Freedom of Information Act

Assembly candidate Paul Halliday has called on the Vice Chancellor of the University of South Wales to resign after the Information Commissioner found the decisions she made breached sections of the Freedom of Information Act.

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Welsh Lib Dem business rates plan will help struggling steel industry

Plans recently launched by the Welsh Liberal Democrats to cut business rates on new plant and machinery would be a welcome boost to Wales’ struggling steel industry, the party has said today.

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Welsh Lib Dems launch plans to revitalise high streets

The Welsh Liberal Democrats are today launching a package of radical policies to revitalise Wales’ struggling high streets.

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Thousands will be left behind under Labour mental health plans

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have hit out at Labour Ministers for neglecting thousands of mental health patients who won’t benefit from changes to waiting time targets.

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