Wefan Gymraeg

New funding to provide free sanitary products in schools

Sanitary products will be available in schools following the announcement of a new £2.3million fund.

Over 141,000 girls in Welsh primary and secondary schools will benefit from the Period Dignity Grant for Schools. Products will be free-of-charge, and accessible in the most practice and appropriate way possible.

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Jane Dodds’ Leader address to Welsh Lib Dem Spring Conference

Whether you weren't able to make it to our Spring Conference this year or just loved it so much you want to read it again, you can read Jane's speech to Welsh Liberal Democrat Spring Conference here.

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PDG Access extended to support more families

Speaking ahead of Welsh Liberal Democrat conference, Education Minister Kirsty Williams has announced a £3.4m boost of the PDG-Access scheme to support families meet the costs of the school day.

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Chris Davies’ Vote for No Deal Brexit Betrays Constituents

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader and Parliamentary candidate for Brecon and Radnorshire Jane Dodds has accused Chris Davies MP of betraying his constituents.

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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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