Wefan Gymraeg

Welsh Lib Dems Call for Action on Plastic Pollution

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have called on the Welsh Government to forge ahead with its own deposit return scheme, citing the “unacceptable” delay of plans by the Conservative Government to introduce a joint England, Wales and Northern Irish scheme.

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Wales Cannot Afford Further Delay on a Clean Air Act

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have called on the Welsh Government to deliver on its long promised Clean Air Act for Wales, stating that the “health of Welsh people cannot wait any longer for its introduction” and that Welsh Labour had “not acted fast enough” to secure the Bill’s introduction.

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The Welsh Liberal Democrats have described Mark Drakeford’s decision to introduce the use of vaccine passports in Wales as ‘disappointing’ stating it is an example of government overreach that could set a worrying precedent. The party’s leader, Jane Dodds MS, stated that she will vote against the measures if it is brought to a vote in the Senedd.

Commenting on the announcement Jane Dodds MS said: “I understand many people want to get back to a sense of normality, but vaccine passports are not the way to do this and we need to be careful about the precedent they set. They are medical ID cards in all but name and Welsh Liberal Democrats will lead the fight against their introduction.

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Jane Dodds: We must rule out the illiberal and unworkable vaccine passports

The Welsh Lib Dems have continued their calls for the Welsh Government and local councils to rule out the illiberal and unworkable vaccine passports, with news that the Conservatives in Westminster are looking to bring them in.

The party’s leader in Wales, Jane Dodds MS said: “The Welsh Liberal Democrats continue to oppose any form of passport or certificate for accessing services or venues. The introduction of these would not only be divisive and discriminatory but unworkable and illiberal.

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Tories refuse to give Wales equal status

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have slammed the Conservatives for voting against a motion to explore the devolution of powers over justice to the Senedd.

Tonight, in a vote at Westminster, the Conservatives have voted down a cross-party motion which was aimed at forcing the UK Government to explore the impacts of the devolution of justice within six months.

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Jane Dodds: More support needed to end violence against women and girls

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader and Member of the Senedd for Mid and West Wales used her first question to the First Minister to demand action on ending violence against women and girls.

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Welsh Lib Dems welcome cautious relaxing of restrictions

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed the decision by the Welsh Government to take a cautious approach to relaxing the current Covid-19 restrictions.

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Scrapping of advance rail fares by Welsh Govt and TfW is both a backwards and regressive move

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have condemned both the Welsh Government and the Government owned rail company Transport for Wales (TfW) following news that they are to scrap the sale of advance rail fares.

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Summit cancellation shows how little Boris cares about other UK nations

Reacting to the news that the four nations Covid recovery summit has been called off, Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds MS has called for the summit to be rearranged ASAP.

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Rob Roberts should resign or face recall election

Commenting on the continued speculation on the future of Rob Roberts MP for Delyn, following the recommendation that he be suspended from Parliament for six weeks, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have said that he should face either a recall election or voluntarily resign to re-stand should he wish to continue as a MP.

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