Wefan Gymraeg

“Connectivity key to unlocking untapped economic potential of rural areas” – Eluned Parrott

In a National Assembly debate on connectivity in rural Wales, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have highlighted the importance of digital and transport connectivity to unlocking the economic potential of rural areas.

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‘15 minute care must be a thing of the past’- Kirsty Williams

The Welsh Liberal Democrats are calling for '15 minute care' to be made a thing of the past. The party has tabled amendments to the Social Services and Well-being Bill, being debated in the Assembly today, calling for the practice to end.

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New rules on Council Chief Executive’s pay welcomed

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Local Government Spokesperson, Peter Black has welcomed today's announcement by the Local Government Minister that she will be updating statutory guidance on how local councils must publish decisions on senior officer pay and commencing the provision in the Local Government (Democracy) Wales Act 2013 from April this year, that will give the Remuneration Panel for Wales oversight of pay rises for Chief Executives.

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‘Public transport should be as accessible as possible for young people’ – Eluned Parrott AM

Eluned Parrott, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Transport Minister, has urged the Welsh Labour government to introduce a young person's concessionary fare system as soon as possible.

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Free school meal campaign comes to the Assembly

As part of their campaign, the Welsh Liberal Democrats are holding a debate in the National Assembly today calling for the introduction of free school meals for all children of infant school age in Wales.

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Welsh Government must not fail the Welsh Uplands and Lamb Industry - William Powell AM

William Powell AM, Welsh Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Rural Affairs, has today reiterated the need for the Welsh Government to support farmers in the Welsh Uplands amid fears that the Welsh Labour Government's decisions on CAP reform will make many Upland farms unsustainable.

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Serious questions raised about the secondment of ABMUHB former director of nursing

Kirsty Williams, leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, has raised serious concerns about the secondment of the Director of Nursing at Abertawe Bro Morgannwg health board to the Chief Nursing Officer's office.

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Still no evidence that Welsh Government’s education policies can raise standards - Aled Roberts

Commenting on the Annual Report by the schools inspectorate in Wales, Estyn, which was published today, Aled Roberts, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Education in the National Assembly, said:

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Peter Black AM responds to Williams Commission report

Responding to the Williams Commission's report, Peter Black, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Local Government, said:

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A dedicated Uplands Package must be included in next RDP period – William Powell AM

William Powell AM, Welsh Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Rural Affairs, has reiterated his call for the Welsh Government to reverse its decision to abandon Welsh Upland farmers and ensure that the RDP (within Pillar 2 of the CAP) includes a dedicated and fully resourced Uplands package to support farmers.

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