Wefan Gymraeg

‘Economy showing strong signs of recovery’ – Eluned Parrott

Responding to figures released today that show the UK economy grew by 0.6% in the three months to June, Eluned Parrott, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Economy, said:

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Mark Williams highlights the benefit of Government’s childcare scheme on Welsh families

Ceredigion's Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has highlighted the positive impact the Government's new childcare scheme will have on families in Wales, in a debate in Parliament last week.

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“European Union Court ruling on World Cup matches is a victory for UK football fans” – Alec Dauncey

Alec Dauncey, Welsh Liberal Democrat European candidate, has welcomed the Court of Justice of the European Union's decision to reject a legal appeal by Fifa and Uefa, ruling that World Cup and European Championship football matches must remain free-to-air TV events.

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“Health Boards’ plans should state when targets will met” – Kirsty Williams

Kirsty Williams, leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats has today questioned why detailed plans, produced by Health Boards to meet performance targets do not include timelines on when they expect to meet these targets.

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Welsh Government mustn’t allow Welsh pupils to fall behind following increase in Pupil Premium in England

Aled Roberts AM has called for increased investment in the Pupil Deprivation Grant after theDeputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, announced today the biggest ever rise in the Pupil Premium for primary schools in England to help ensure that more pupils are able to achieve higher standards.

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Kirsty Williams and Eluned Parrott respond to Chief Secretary announcement

Responding to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury's statement on early borrowing powers for the Welsh Government and the Stamp Duty Land Tax consultation, Kirsty Williams, Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, said:

 

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“Certainty and communication are key to education success” – Aled Roberts

Aled Roberts, Welsh Liberal Democrat AM for North Wales and the party's Spokesperson on Education, is today calling on the Welsh Government to provide certainty to schools in Wales by confirming how long it will continue to fund the Pupil Deprivation Grant.

 

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‘Clarity on sprinklers is welcome, but progress needed on mortgage scheme’- Peter Black

Responding to the Housing Minister's statement on Stimulating Home Building in Wales, Peter Black, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Housing Minister, said:

 

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Employment figures encouraging– Eluned Parrott

Commenting on the news that employment has grown across both the UK and Wales, Eluned Parrott AM, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Economy Minister said:

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‘Three years wasted due to Labour incompetence’ – Kirsty Williams

The Welsh Labour Government's incompetence on delivering a food strategy has led to three years being wasted, according to Kirsty Williams, leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats.

 

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