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‘Time for Wales to extend Pupil Premium to early years’ – Kirsty Williams

F Kirsty Williamsollowing an announcement that England is to have a new Early Years Pupil Premium, the Welsh Liberal Democrats are calling on the Welsh Labour Government to extend the Pupil Deprivation Grant to nursery pupils.

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Empty Homes target is empty words says Assembly Member

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Housing Spokesperson, Peter Black has expressed his concern at the lack of progress by the Welsh Government in bringing empty homes around Wales back into use.

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Welsh Lib Dem plans for concessionary schemes a step closer to reality

The Welsh Liberal Democrats' plans for concessionary bus schemes for young people, students and part-time workers came a step closer to becoming a reality last night when the Welsh Government agreed to support the party's plans.

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Impact Assessments should back up government policies – Aled Roberts

Aled Roberts, Welsh Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for the Welsh Language is today calling on the Welsh Government to use Equality Impact Assessment Guidance to check how its policies are impacting on the Welsh language.

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Assembly Member asks Minister to change planning law on Houses in Multiple Occupation

Speaking in the Welsh Assembly today, the Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black pressed the Minister for Housing and Regeneration to give local councils the power to better control the spread of houses in multiple occupation in residential areas.

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Welsh government remain unconvincing on GCSE results

Both the First Minister and Education Minister categorically failed to provide sufficient details on how they supported schools with regards to the introduction of the new English Language GCSE exams, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have today argued.

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New Education Council must be independent of Welsh Government – Aled Roberts

Commenting on the day the Education (Wales) Bill reaches Stage 3 proceedings in the Assembly, Aled Roberts, Welsh Liberal Democrat AM for North Wales and the party's spokesperson on Education, said:

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Mark Williams asks Welsh Agricultural Minister to assist farmers and fishermen following recent storms

Ceredigion's Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has written to Welsh Agriculture Minister Alan Davies, asking whether he will be implementing similar schemes in Wales to that announced in England to protect farmers and fishermen in flood affected areas.

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‘Plaid Cymru willing to risk jobs to achieve their independence dream’- Alec Dauncey

Alec Dauncey, Welsh Liberal Democrat European candidate, has accused Plaid Cymru of being willing to put jobs at risk in order for them to reach their goal of Welsh independence.

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‘Wales a step closer on leading the way on safe nurse staffing levels’ - Kirsty Williams

Assembly Members today voted through Kirsty Williams AMs' proposals for minimum nurse staffing levels to be enshrined in law.

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