Wefan Gymraeg

Andrew RT Davies and Simon Hart Must Show A Backbone

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds has called on the Welsh Conservative Leader Andrew RT Davies and Welsh Secretary Simon Hart to “show a backbone” and call for Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign following the news that both men are to be fined over lockdown parties.

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Failure To Reinstate the Universal Credit Uplift a ‘Moral Stain’ on the UK

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader and Senedd Member Jane Dodds has described the UK Conservative Governments’ decision not to restore the universal credit uplift as a “moral stain on the UK”.

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Jane Dodds.

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Wales Facing £400 Million National Insurance Tax Bombshell

Families and businesses in Wales are facing a tax bombshell of almost £400 million this year due to the Conservative government’s hike to national insurance, research by the Welsh Liberal Democrats has revealed.

Conservative Chancellor Rishi Sunak raised national insurance tax.

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Welsh Liberal Democrats Object to a Single Welsh Police Force

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have objected to calls for Wales to have a single police force, stating it has had a negative impact on policing in Scotland and will see policing further removed from the community.

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Black Alert Raises Serious Concerns Over the State of the Welsh NHS

Responding to the news that Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has declared a ‘black alert’, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have stated the Welsh Government must make getting to grips with the crisis in Welsh healthcare its top priority.

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Conservatives Forcing Wales to End Free COVID Testing ‘Unacceptable’

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have hit out at the UK Conservative Government after it emerged that Wales will have to end its free lateral flow and PCR testing regime following the Conservative Government’s decision in Westminster that will result in a lack of funding for Wales.

 

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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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