Wefan Gymraeg

Welsh Liberal Democrats welcome schemes to help young farmers

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed two schemes announced by the Welsh Government to support the next generation of Welsh farmers.

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Kirsty Williams launches unique music fund

Kirsty Williams has announced plans for a unique musical fund that will help open up new opportunities for children and young people.

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Better mental health support needed for those in poverty

Following research by Samaritans Cymru on the links between poverty and suicide, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have called for better mental health provision for those in poverty alongside long-term action to reduce poverty.

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100 years on, the job is not yet finished

It is right that we commemorate 100 years since women were first given the vote and the progress made by society towards achieving gender equality, but we must acknowledge the slow pace of progress and how far we still have to go.

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Jane Dodds warns about concerning effect of Brexit on devolution

Welsh Liberal Democrat leader Jane Dodds appeared yesterday before Parliament’s Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee’s inquiry into Brexit and devolution. In her evidence Jane Dodds warned of the damage Brexit will do to Welsh agriculture and devolution and urged Wales to receive not a penny less after Brexit.

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Welsh Liberal Democrats urge every council to use Single Transferable Vote

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed proposals from the Welsh Government to reform local government elections and urged every council to move to a Single Transferable Vote system once the proposals are implemented.

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Welsh Liberal Democrats launch proposal for Mid Wales Growth Deal

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have launched their proposal for the Mid Wales Growth deal at a public meeting and Q&A in Welshpool. The proposal was launched by Liberal Democrat Leader Vince Cable and Welsh Liberal Democrat leader Jane Dodds.

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Vince Cable calls for Tidal Lagoons to be given the green light

Liberal Democrat Leader Vince Cable has urged the UK Government to immediately give the go-ahead for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon to kickstart a series of lagoons across the UK, including at Newport, Cardiff and Colwyn Bay.

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Jane Dodds condemns women’s refuge housing benefit cut

Jane Dodds has added her voice to the calls for the UK Government to abandon its plans to remove the right of women seeking refuge from domestic abuse to claim Housing Benefit.

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Essential West Wales hospitals are protected

Responding to a leaked document showing Hywel Dda health board is considering the closure of Glangwili hospital in Carmarthen, Prince Phillip hospital in Llanelli and Withybush hospital in Haverfordwest, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have called for local hospitals and rural health services to be protected.

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