Wefan Gymraeg

Rejoin the Single Market Calls to Pull the Economy into Recovery

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have stated re-joining the EU single market is essential to reducing the economic turmoil facing Wales and the UK presently.

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds MS.

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Labour Using Watered Down GP Targets

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have accused the Welsh Labour Government of using ‘watered down GP targets’ to give the impression they are performing better than they are in reality. 

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Lib Dems Raise Concerns Over Australian and New Zealand Trade Deals

  • The Liberal Democrats have reiterated concerns over the negative impacts the UK’s trade deals with Australia and New Zealand could have on the Welsh agricultural industry.  
  • The contribution from Sarah Green MP comes in the same debate as explosive comments made by the Former Conservative environment secretary George Eustice who told the House of Commons the Australia free trade deal was “not actually a very good deal for the UK.” 
  • Welsh Conservative MPs and MSs have publicly defended both the New Zealand and Australian trade deals. 

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for International Trade & Wales Sarah Green MP.

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Wales Ambulance Waiting Times – Emergency Lights Should be Flashing for Labour

Responding to the news that Welsh ambulance response times have hit their slowest on record ever for red calls Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds MS said: 

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Cancer Treatment Waiting Times Intolerable

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds MS has called on the Welsh Labour Government to “stop sticking his head in the sand” as figures published today show that cancer treatment waiting times remain stubbornly high.

Just 53.3% of referrals started treatment within 62-days, significantly below the target of 75%. Not a single health board in Wales met this target.

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Welsh Liberal Democrats Respond to Nurse Strike Action

Responding to the news that RCN members have agreed to strike in all Health Boards in Wales apart from Aneurin Bevan Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds MS said:

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Welsh Lib Dems Only Party in Wales Making a Stand on Human Rights

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have criticized the other three parties in the Senedd for being weak on human rights, after it emerged that all three parties support sending a Welsh Government delegation to the World Cup in Qatar. Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds MS has stated her party is the only one in Wales willing to take a stand in favour of human rights and that the position of other Welsh parties is extremely disappointing.

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds MS.

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Welsh Government Must Change Their Mind on COVID Inquiry

Responding to an admission by UK Covid Inquiry Chair that not all decisions made in Wales will be covered in the UK inquiry, Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds MS said:

 

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Welsh Conservatives Dysfunctional, Divided and Ineffective

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have slammed the Welsh Conservatives as “dysfunctional, divided and ineffective” as a political group pointing towards disagreements between the party’s Member of Parliament and Members of the Senedd.

The accusation comes after the new Welsh Secretary rejected his predecessor's call for St. David’s Day to be made a bank holiday.

Welsh Secretary David TC Davies and Welsh Conservative Senedd Leader Andrew RT Davies. 

 

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Welsh Government Must Do More to Combat Fuel Poverty

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have called on Labour to do more to tackle fuel poverty in Wales following the release of annual fuel poverty estimates.

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds MS.

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