The Welsh Labour Government has been accused of 'fantasy accounting' after the Health Minister released a statement today strongly praising Local Health Boards on "meeting their statutory financial target to break-even in 2012-13".Read more
Jenny Willott, Liberal Democrat MP for Cardiff Central, is today supporting the first national Employee Ownership Day, raising awareness of the many benefits this way of running a business can have for employers, employees and the wider economy.
Commenting on today's news that one in three children in reception classes in Wales is obese, Aled Roberts, Welsh Liberal Democrats Spokesperson for Children and Young People said:Read more
Aled Roberts, Welsh Liberal Democrats Shadow Education Minister, has called on the new Education Minister, Huw Lewis, to thoroughly assess how looked after children are being cared for within the Welsh education system.
In response to the publication of the Welsh Government's 'Tackling Poverty Action Plan 2013', Peter Black AM has called on the Welsh Government to focus on delivery, rather than rhetoric, in its aims in tackling poverty in Wales.
Welsh Liberal Democrat European candidate, Alec Dauncey, has welcomed the coming into force of new EU caps on mobile phone roaming fees this week, which will reduce the cost of data roaming by over a third and further reduce the cost of making calls and sending messages when visiting another EU country.
As the Education (Wales) Bill is introduced to the National Assembly for Wales, Aled Roberts, Welsh Liberal Democrats Shadow Education Minister, said:
Welsh Liberal Democrats oppose the Welsh Government’s use of an Emergency Bill due to democratic deficit
William Powell AM, Welsh Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Rural Affairs, will today oppose the introduction of an unprecedented Emergency Bill in response to the UK Government's 2010 decision to abolish the Agricultural Wages Board.Read more
Wales' education system needs clarity from the new Education Minister on where he stands on a number of vital on-going issues, according to Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Education Minister Aled Roberts.
Steve Churchman has been selected as the Welsh Liberal Democrat candidate for the up and coming Ynys Môn by-election.
Speaking following his selection by a one member one vote ballot of local party members, Steve said: "It is a great honour to be selected by members to be the Welsh Liberal Democrat candidate in this by-election.