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Welsh Lib Dems delivering greater support for pupils

Today Welsh Liberal Democrat Education Secretary Kirsty Williams has announced a new package of support for pupils whilst schools are closed.

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Welsh Liberal Democrats set up Coronavirus Community Taskforce

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have set up a taskforce to help coordinate the network of councillors, members and activists in the community to ensure the most vulnerable are being supported during the coronavirus crisis.

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Coronavirus cannot be allowed to devastate Welsh Economy

We're calling on the Welsh Government to provide unprecedented support for Welsh businesses to prevent Coronavirus from devastating the Welsh economy.

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Coronavirus Response Must Address Loneliness and Mental Health

We've called on the Welsh Government and NHS Wales to ensure their plans for responding to the Coronavirus include adequate provision for those with mental illness and acute loneliness who self-isolate.

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Postponing our Spring Conference

Following careful consideration of the latest health advice, and the recent decision to cancel our UK wide Conference, our Party Board has decided to postpone our upcoming spring conference which was scheduled to take place next weekend in Swansea.

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Lib Dems move to end abortion clinic harassment

The Liberal Democrats have today marked International Women’s Day by introducing a Bill which would prohibit anti-abortion protests within 150 metres of abortion clinics.

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Welsh Government must match Business Rates cut

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have called on the Welsh Government to match the UK Government’s decision to suspend business rates for small businesses.

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Conservatives priorities totally wrong

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have branded the Welsh Conservatives as ‘hopelessly out of touch’ in response to Paul Davies’ speech to Welsh Conservative conference.

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Could you help run the Welsh Liberal Democrats?

There are currently 4 open vacancies on Welsh Liberal Democrat committees that are open to all members.

Being on a committee is a really potent way of having your say on how our party is run. If you're keen to get more involved, why not take a look?

Ordinary Member of the Membership Development Committee

1 vacancy to be filled

Ordinary Member of the Board

1 vacancy to be filled

Ordinary Member of the Finance & Resources Committee 

2 vacancies to be filled

Never stood before? Don't worry - the Federal Party has put together a guide to the process that you might find useful:

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It's a really exciting time to be involved with the Welsh party. With the Welsh Parliament elections coming up next year, this is your chance to be part of a big win for the Liberal Democrats. We'd love to have you on board!

If you're interested, all the info you need can be found at the link below. Nominations are open from the 4th March until the 25th March - good luck!

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Getting nominated for a party committee

If you want to make your mark on the party by contributing to one of the volunteer committees that run things, then the first step is getting nominated.

To help you do that, we’ve produced this guide.

First though, you probably need to know which positions are currently open. Those posts are:

Ordinary Member, Membership Development Committee (1 post)*

Ordinary Member, Board (1 post)*

Ordinary Member, Finance & Resources Committee (2 posts)*

*These posts are open to members of the Welsh Liberal Democrats only

How to get nominated

The first step to getting nominated is to submit your Consent to Nominations form.

You can do that online here: www.libdems.org.uk/consent-to-nominations

Or you can download the paper form here:

The paper form must be returned to Internal Elections Team, Liberal Democrats, 4 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5DR

To fill out the form, you’ll need to know:
Your name;
The email the party has on file for you (to find this out search your inbox for an email from internalcomms@libdems.org.uk and check which email it says in the footer, which is the grey box at the very bottom) and;
Your membership number (which can be found in the same place, or by emailing elections@libdems.org.uk).

You should then get an automatic email back telling you if your Consent form has been accepted. If you use a different email address or there’s a problem with your membership, you’ll get an email back telling you who to contact about that.

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