Wefan Gymraeg

Welsh Agriculture must be protected after Brexit – Welsh Lib Dems

The National Farming Union’s conference provides another stark reminder of the importance of stopping Westminster from seizing control of powers over agriculture after Brexit and ensuring Welsh farmers receive not one penny less once we’ve left.

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Mad Max comments highlight reality of Brexit

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have branded comments by Brexit Secretary David Davis that the UK won’t be “plunged into a Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction” after Brexit absurd. These remarks show how expectations of the consequences of leaving the EU have changed since the referendum.

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UK Government should look to Wales on Student Finance

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of an independent review of fees and student finance in England, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have reminded the UK Government that they only need to look to Wales to find a fair and effective student finance system.

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Welsh Liberal Democrats announce new spokespeople

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds has announced a new team of spokespeople. This is a fresh team with new ideas, ready to go out and make our case to Wales.

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Welsh Liberal Democrats welcome schemes to help young farmers

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed two schemes announced by the Welsh Government to support the next generation of Welsh farmers.

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Kirsty Williams launches unique music fund

Kirsty Williams has announced plans for a unique musical fund that will help open up new opportunities for children and young people.

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Better mental health support needed for those in poverty

Following research by Samaritans Cymru on the links between poverty and suicide, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have called for better mental health provision for those in poverty alongside long-term action to reduce poverty.

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100 years on, the job is not yet finished

It is right that we commemorate 100 years since women were first given the vote and the progress made by society towards achieving gender equality, but we must acknowledge the slow pace of progress and how far we still have to go.

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Jane Dodds warns about concerning effect of Brexit on devolution

Welsh Liberal Democrat leader Jane Dodds appeared yesterday before Parliament’s Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee’s inquiry into Brexit and devolution. In her evidence Jane Dodds warned of the damage Brexit will do to Welsh agriculture and devolution and urged Wales to receive not a penny less after Brexit.

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Welsh Liberal Democrats urge every council to use Single Transferable Vote

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed proposals from the Welsh Government to reform local government elections and urged every council to move to a Single Transferable Vote system once the proposals are implemented.

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