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Brexit: Higher and Further Education in Wales

Brexit: Higher and Further Education in Wales

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have consistently highlighted the damage that Brexit will do to Wales. The Party is committed to a People’s Vote, giving people the final say and an opportunity to choose an Exit from Brexit. Universities and colleges have been clear about the value of the European Uni...

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Evidence mounts for halt in universal credit rollout

Evidence mounts for halt in universal credit rollout

Jane Dodds, Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, has re-iterated calls for the rollout of universal credit to be halted. It comes as the Welsh Government has published analysis of the impact of the UK Government’s welfare reforms on households in Wales.

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Degree apprenticeship scheme launched by Welsh Lib Dem Minister

Degree apprenticeship scheme launched by Welsh Lib Dem Minister

Kirsty Williams, the Welsh Liberal Democrat Education Minister, has launched a pilot degree apprenticeship scheme backed by £20m in funding. Degree apprenticeships allow students to experience an industry-designed degree while having their fees paid for. Students work throughout their degree, spl...

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Kirsty Williams announces £6.6million for higher education research

Kirsty Williams announces £6.6million for higher education research

Welsh universities will benefit from £6.6million in extra funding for research, following an announcement made by the Welsh Liberal Democrat Education Minister today. The investment - made during British Science Week - aims to create a longer-term approach to research and innovation. It will be m...

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Parliament Must Vote Down May’s Deal

Parliament Must Vote Down May’s Deal

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have urged MPs to vote down Theresa May’s deeply flawed Brexit deal in this evening’s meaningful vote.

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