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Welsh Lib Dems announce candidates for General Election

As Parliament is dissolved, the Welsh Liberal Democrats are today publishing the full slate of candidates who will be competing in all forty Parliamentary seats in Wales.

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Welsh Lib Dems challenge First Minister on homophobic bullying

Kirsty Williams, Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, has challenged the Welsh Government on the prevalence of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in Welsh schools, following homophobic tweeting at openly gay rugby referee Nigel Owens.

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"Ed Miliband is a threat to our economic recovery" - Jenny Willott MP

As Ed Miliband visits Cardiff today, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have warned that the Labour Party are a threat to the economic recovery.

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Lib Dem priorities delivered for Wales in today’s budget

The influence of Liberal Democrats in Government is clear following today’s UK Government Budget, with numerous measures to help people in Wales get on in life.

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Lib Dems deliver for farming communities in budget - Mark Williams MP

Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has welcomed the news in today’s budget which extends the period over which self-employed farmers can average their profits for income tax purposes from 2 years to 5 years.

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Welsh Labour Government has questions to answer regarding growing economic inactivity

The Welsh economic inactivity rate has risen over the last quarter, in stark contrast to other parts of the UK where it has fallen, new figures released today show.

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Swansea Bay tidal lagoon could create 1000s of Welsh jobs

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed reports that plans for the world’s first tidal lagoon based in Swansea Bay will be unveiled in the Budget today.

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Welsh Lib Dems would radically reform support for poorest families

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have announced today that they would reform the Flying Start programme, which provides support to poorer families in Wales, by ensuring provision was based on need rather than where a family lives.

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National Minimum Wage for apprentices increased by 20%

Welsh Lib Dem MP Jenny Willott has welcomed today’s announcement that the National Minimum Wage for apprentices will increase by 20% going up by 57p an hour, from £2.73 to £3.30 this October. 

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Protecting English education budget means more money for Wales

The Liberal Democrat pledge to protect the education budget in England from cradle to college will mean more money available for Welsh schools, Welsh Liberal Democrat Montgomeryshire candidate Jane Dodds has said.

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