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Safe standing for football fans

A Liberal Democrat government would allow football clubs in the top divisions to introduce safe standing areas into their grounds.

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Cut to student funding is ill-timed and ill-judged - Aled Roberts

The Welsh Labour Government has revealed to universities this week that it is scrapping the Financial Contingency Fund for higher education students.

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Lib Dems will scrap Severn Bridge tolls

The Liberal Democrats have announced today that the party would scrap the Severn Bridge tolls if in Government after the next election.

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Welsh Lib Dems secure funding boost commitment for Wales

Kirsty Williams, leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, has today announced that she has won her party's commitment to overhaul the current unfair funding system for Wales.

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Kirsty Williams writes: More nurses campaign reaches next stage

Nurses in Wales are constantly telling me that they're under pressure. They're firefighting at the frontline with increasing workloads and frustrated at being unable to provide the quality of care that they are trained to, and want to, deliver.

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Our economy is back on track – Eluned Parrott

Eluned Parrott, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for the Economy, writes...

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‘Health Minister burying his head in the sand over deeply worrying critical care report’ – Kirsty Williams

A report into critical care in the Welsh NHS, from June, published today by the health minister states that:

  • Wales has the lowest critical care capacity in Europe

 

  • There is an immediate need for an additional 73 beds in Wales

 

  • The number of critical care beds in Wales has declined since 1999

 

  • Most Welsh critical care units routinely run at above the recommended 75 per cent bed occupancy rate
  • Demand for critical care is expected to rise by five per cent per year on average, although the demography of Wales means this might be higher for an ageing population with high rates of chronic illness.
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Welsh Lib Dems would scrap subsidy for North-South air service

Following the publication of the Public Accounts Committee's report on the subsidised air service between Cardiff and Anglesey, Aled Roberts, Welsh Liberal Democrat member of the Public Accounts committee and Assembly Member for North Wales, said:

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M4 plans a “huge mistake” – Eluned Parrott

Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Economy Minister Eluned Parrott has slammed today's announcement that the 'black route' will be followed for the new M4 relief road.

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"NHS in Wales is often getting the basics wrong" - Kirsty Williams

Ann Clwyd, the Welsh Labour MP, today gave evidence to the Welsh Assembly's Health Committee on the state of our NHS in Wales.

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