Wefan Gymraeg

Wales Rail Fare Rise – Calls to Help Under 25’s

Responding to a rail fare increase of 3.8% in Wales due on Tuesday, Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds has called for greater help for the under 25’s stating:

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Fuel Poverty Predictions ‘Spine-chilling’

Responding to predictions from National Energy Action Cymru that almost a quarter of a million households in Wales will be in fuel poverty by April, Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds has called the predictions ‘spine-chilling’ and called for more urgent support for those struggling to stay warm.

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Social Care Staff Payment Excluding Deserving Support Staff

Responding to the Welsh Government’s announcement to give tens of thousands of social care staff a £1,000 extra payment, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have questioned why the payment will exclude ancillary staff who maintain care homes.

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Vagrancy Act Repealed: Archaic and Cruel Law Consigned to History

The UK Government has announced it will repeal the Vagrancy Act, which allows police to arrest people for sleeping rough or begging in England and Wales.

Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran, who led the fight to repeal the Bill in Westminster.

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Swansea Cladding Victims Demand Action

A public meeting was held this Saturday in Swansea Bay to demand action by the Welsh Government on the fire safety scandal.

Victims of Swansea’s fire safety scandal are still facing bills of up to £60,000 each for fire safety work on their unsellable, fire defective homes, despite over 4.5 years having passed since the Grenfell Disaster.

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Wales Must Stand in Solidarity with Ukraine

Jane Dodds, Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats and Member of the Senedd has called on Wales to stand in solidarity with Ukraine amid continued threats to its independence by the Russian Government. This morning Dodds submitted a Statement of Opinion to the Senedd in support of Ukraine which can now be signed by other members.

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People Facing Abysmal Waits in Welsh NHS

Responding to today’s health statistics published by the Welsh Government, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have described the current situation as “abysmal” and called on more to be done to improve waiting times and make sure people get the care they need when they need it.

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Jane Dodds Demands Detailed Timeline to Fix Child Mental Health Waiting Times

Responding to Welsh Government figures showing that almost 80 per cent of those waiting for a first appointment with Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (sCAMHS) are waiting over four weeks, Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader and Senedd Member Jane Dodds has demanded Labour provide fresh funds and a detailed timeline for when they will fix long waits for support. 

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader & Senedd Member Jane Dodds 

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Calls For Assurance That £150 Support Payment Will Be Extended To Students

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader and Mid & West Wales Senedd Member Jane Dodds has today called on the Welsh Labour Government to ensure its £150 cost of living payment is made available to support students.

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds

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Tributes Paid to Former Assembly Member Aled Roberts

It is with sadness that we announce that Former Assembly Member Aled Roberts has passed away aged 59. Aled was the Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for North Wales from 2011 to 2016 and served his community both as an Assembly Member and previously as a Councillor for Ponciau Ward from 1991-2012, in addition to his roles as former Council Leader and later Welsh Language Commissioner. He will be deeply missed by all of us in the Welsh Liberal Democrat family and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this difficult time. 

 

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