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Welsh Lib Dems calls for more help for poorer pupils

The Welsh Liberal Democrats are this week calling on the Welsh Labour Government to do more to help poorer pupils in Wales.

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Welsh Government lacks power to cut business rate relief to charities

The Welsh Economy Minister would face an uphill battle over possible changes to business rate relief for charity shops according to Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Business Minister, Eluned Parrott AM, following legal advice that Welsh Ministers do not have the power to impose such changes without new primary legislation.

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Aled Roberts AM calls for free school meals policy in Wales

Aled Roberts, Welsh Liberal Democrat Education spokesperson, has called on the Welsh Labour government to use the money which will come to Wales as a result of today's school meals announcement in England to be used to fund a similar scheme.

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Pupil Deprivation Grant beginning to make a difference to children from poorer backgrounds – Aled Roberts

A survey of primary and secondary schools in Wales by the Welsh Liberal Democrats has revealed how students from poorer backgrounds are starting to benefit from the pupil deprivation grant.

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‘Welsh Labour Government’s refusal to act is shameful’- Kirsty Williams

Kirsty Williams, leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, has launched a blistering attack on the Welsh Labour Government's refusal to acknowledge the scale of the problems that face the NHS in Wales.

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‘North Wales far too often overlooked for expenditure on capital projects’- Aled Roberts AM

Commenting on a National Assembly for Wales committee's calls for the Welsh Government to strengthen the economic infrastructure of north Wales, Aled Roberts AM said:

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‘Welsh Government proposals could lead to issues of neglect’ – William Powell

Responding to the re-launch of a consultation by the Welsh Government on dog breeding standards, William Powell, Welsh Liberal Democrat spokesperson on animal welfare, said:

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“ADHD drug increase needs urgent review” says Aled Roberts

Aled Roberts, Welsh Liberal Democrats Spokesperson for Children and Young People has today called on the Health Minister to investigate and review the number of prescriptions being dispensed for drugs which typically treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in young people in Wales.

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“Homebuyers being let down by Welsh Labour Government’- Peter Black

Peter Black AM has called on the Welsh Government to do more to support Wales' housing market after figures released today show that the housing stimulus programme in England has attracted 10,000 successful applications.

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Welsh Lib Dem Health Technology Fund bringing benefits for patients

Kirsty Williams, Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, has responded to today's statement on the approved bids for this financial year's Health Technologies Fund. The Welsh Labour Government has credited the idea of the Health Technologies Fund to the Welsh Liberal Democrats, who brought the idea forward in last year's budget negotiations.

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