Wefan Gymraeg

Victory in Europe Day 2020

Today is the 75th anniversary of VE Day, the day for us all to remember those who stepped up and put their lives on the line to defend our freedoms and defeat fascism.

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Full review needed on impact of COVID-19 on BAME groups

Responding to provisional analysis from the ONS showing that the risk of death involving the COVID-19 among some ethnic groups is significantly higher than that of those of white ethnicity, Welsh Liberal Democrat leader Jane Dodds said:

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Today marks the beginning of a new chapter for Wales

With the establishment of the Welsh Parliament, we are sending a clear message that things are starting to change in Welsh politics.

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Coronavirus: a starting point for ending homelessness

The word crisis comes from the Greek word to mean separate or to sieve. A crisis then is a moment in time, a juncture, where a fundamental choice is made. We cannot afford a ‘back to normal’ once Covid-19 is over; so we need a new consensus.

Eighty years ago, William Beveridge, one of the giants of the Liberal tradition, shaped a social contract that changed our society following a time of crisis. It was a contract – a promise – that every one of us would have the opportunity to get on in life, to be healthy, to be well educated, to have a place to call home, and that there would be a safety net for when the going got tough. At least then politics was about the art of the possible.

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New asthma statistics highlight the need to up our game

We are using World Asthma Day to call for more action to improve access to asthma care services across Wales.

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Introduce a ‘clean & safe’ stamp to reassure tourists

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have called for the introduction of a new certification to help tourists identify when a company is compliant with hygiene measures necessary to stop the spread of Covid-19.

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Government need to reward healthcare staff too

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed today's announcement of a £500 bonus to be paid to care workers, calling for a similar reward to be given to all NHS and healthcare staff.

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All care home residents and staff must be tested

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have criticised the decision to not roll out Covid-19 testing to everyone in Welsh care homes.

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Support local news outlets by increasing public health advertising

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have today called on the Welsh Government to boost support for local and independent media through an increase of public health communications spending.

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Welsh businesses of all shapes and sizes need our support

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have called for greater support for small businesses across Wales, following an announcement of additional loan support from the UK Government.

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