Wefan Gymraeg

Latest Resignation shows UKIP Wales in Shambles

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have claimed Michelle Brown’s resignation from UKIP Wales shows the party is in crisis.

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Welsh Lib Dems Select Cllr Rodney Berman as Lead Candidate for South Wales Central

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have launched their campaign to retake the Assembly seat they lost in 2016, with the selection of Cllr Rodney Berman as the party’s lead candidate for the South Wales Central region for the next National Assembly for Wales elections.

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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 Union to them. Their representatives have been particularly vocal in the need to avoid a no-deal Brexit, which so many in the Conservative Party continue to support.

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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

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, splitting their time between their university and their employer and developing the skills to excel in both.

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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 managed by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.

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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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Jane Dodds selected to fight Brecon and Radnorshire

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds has been selected to be the Party's Westminster candidate for Brecon & Radnorshire.

Jane has been Welsh Liberal Democrat leader since 2017 and was selected to be the candidate by local party members in an all-member ballot.

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Mark Williams re-selected in Ceredigion

Former MP Mark Williams has been re-selected as the Welsh Liberal Democrat Westminster candidate for Ceredigion.

Mark was the MP for Ceredigion from 2005 to 2017 and has remained an active local campaigner since, leading the protests against the closure of the Bodlondeb Care Home in Aberystwyth.

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Welsh Lib Dems Announce Ryan Jones as Candidate for Newport West

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have announced Ryan Jones as their candidate for the Newport West Parliamentary by-election on April 4th.

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