Wefan Gymraeg

Lack of Innovation Funding Highlights Empty Promises for Wales

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have hit out at the UK Government after it emerged that Wales will not receive any of the UK's ‘Innovation Accelerator’ investment funding, despite the fact regions in both England and Scotland are set to receive funding.

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds MS

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Questions Remain Over Welsh Cladding Scandal

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have stated that questions still remain after the Welsh Government’s announcement that it will deliver a programme to address building safety issues.

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds MS and Cardiff Lib Dem Council Leader Rhys Taylor addressing cladding campaigners at a rally in front of the Senedd.

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Conservatives Pushing Pensioners Over the Edge into Poverty

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader and Senedd Member for Mid & West Wales Jane Dodds has strongly criticised the UK Conservative Government for its approach to pensioner poverty following Rishi Sunak’s spring statement yesterday.

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A&E Crisis Continues to Bite

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds MS has today called for new action to ensure that A&E attendees are seen within the 4-hour target as new figures showed that a staggering 33.4% of attendees weren’t seen within the four-hour target time.

The data also shows that 14,281 patients in February spent more than 8 hours in A&E and 9,150 spent more than 12 hours in A&E.

Figures for February also showed that only 55% of red ambulance calls are being met within the target time across Wales. In some areas such as the Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board it is as low as 46.9%.

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Jane Dodds - The Conservatives Can't Be Trusted With Public Finances

Responding to today’s spring statement by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have branded the Conservatives as the “party of high tax and economic mismanagement”.

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Army Support for Ambulance Service Should Remain Until End of Winter

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds has called on army support for the Welsh Ambulance Service to stay until the end of winter amid concern support is being withdrawn too soon. 

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Welsh Liberal Democrats Welcome Care Payment

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed the Welsh Government’s announcement that around 57,000 unpaid carers in Wales will be entitled to a payment of £500 in recognition of their role during the pandemic.

However, the party has called on the UK Conservative Government to raise the carer’s allowance of just £67.25 by £1,000 a year for Wales 350,000 unpaid carers.

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Ukraine Crisis Should Cause Patel to Ditch Anti-Refugee Bill

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have continued to call on Priti Patel to withdraw the Nationality and Borders Bill in light of the war in Ukraine and the ensuing refugee crisis.

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Why are the Welsh Conservatives Still Supporting an Unfair Tax Rises?

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have called on the Conservatives to drop planned tax rises as the cost-of-living crisis continues to bite. According to the Welsh Lib Dems, the Conservatives have become the party of high tax and are unfairly targeting working people at precisely the moment they are struggling the most.

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Priti Patel’s Immigration Policies Pushing Doctors Away from Wales

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have hit out at Priti Patel and the Conservatives after it has emerged that up to half of Welsh trainee GPs this year could be lost due to what they describe as the Home Office’s “archaic immigration policies”.

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