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Jenny Randerson

Barwness Randerson

Jenny Randerson AM

Mae Jenny Randerson (Barwnes Randerson) wedi byw yng Nghaerdydd ers 1970au ac yn byw yn Nghycoed. Dechreuodd Jenny Randerson cymryd rhan ym materion gwleidyddiaeth yng Nghaerdydd yn ystod y 1970au hwyr, a chafodd ei hethol fel Cynghorydd yng Nghyncoed yn 1983.

Jenny was leader of the opposition on Cardiff County Council between 1994 and 1999. In 1997, she stood in Cardiff Central against the sitting Labour MP. With Tony Blair's popularity rising and Labour having a landslide result across the country, Cardiff Central was one of the only seats in the UK, where the Liberal Democrats took votes from Labour.

In 1999, Jenny Randerson stood in Cardiff Central for the new Welsh Assembly and was elected with a majority of over 3000. In 2000, after the fall of Alun Michael's first Government, she became the Minister for Culture, Sport and the Welsh Language. In 2003 Jenny was re-elected with a larger majority of over 7000 and elected a third time in 2007. She stood down as an Assembly Member in 2011 having been created a life peer.

Diddordebau

Gardening, having friends round, going to the cinema, theatre and concerts. Learning Welsh.

Cysylltwch â Jenny Randerson

Diweddariadau Diweddar

  • Erthygl: 2010 Hyd 7

    Three of the twelve devolved countries and English regions saw falls over the last year. Wales had the largest percentage decreases in the value of exports (down 15.6 per cent).

    Shadow Economic Development spokesperson Jenny Randerson AM said "The drop in exports is extremely concerning as the internal market is obviously fairly small.

  • Erthygl: 2010 Hyd 4

    Welsh firms are missing out on multi million pound Olympic contracts as the Scottish and Northern Irish governments leave Wales trailing. Wales won just £570,000 worth of Tier One Olympic Contracts, compared to £17 million for Northern Ireland and £22 million for Scotland.

    New Freedom of Information requests placed by the Welsh Liberal Democrats have revealed that there has been no written correspondence between the Welsh Ministers and the Olympic Delivery Authority in the last three years.

  • Erthygl: 2010 Medi 30

    The Welsh Liberal Democrats have persuaded the ruling Plaid-Labour coalition to seek to adopt a radical new approach to financing redevelopment across Wales, which could see new town redevelopments funded through future business rates.

    The scheme, known as Tax Increment Financing (TIF), has been already announced for England by Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg MP. The Welsh Liberal Democrats will continue to call for a similar programme to be introduced in Wales, so that Welsh towns and cities are not left behind.

  • Erthygl: 2010 Medi 30

    The Welsh Liberal Democrats have demanded that the Welsh Government adopt a radical new approach to financing redevelopment across Wales, which could see new town redevelopments funded through future business rates.

    The scheme, known as Tax Increment Financing, has been announced for England by Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg MP. The Welsh Liberal Democrats are calling for a similar programme to be introduced in Wales, so that Welsh towns and cities are not left behind.

  • Erthygl: 2010 Medi 29

    Plaid Cymru last night joined with Labour to vote once again in favour of a huge taxpayers' subsidy for the controversial 'Ieuan Air' internal air link. Despite previous statements that they were against the subsidy, the Conservatives failed to back the motion, leaving the Liberal Democrats the only party to vote against.

  • Erthygl: 2010 Medi 6

    New figures released by the Welsh Liberal Democrats have revealed that many of the Labour/Plaid governments flagship Technium projects have made massive losses. Freedom of Information requests have revealed a loss in excess of £5.4 million since 2001.

    The Technium scheme was a flagship government project founded in 2001as an attempt to develop a series of sites where science and technology businesses could be nurtured.

  • Erthygl: 2010 Awst 18

    More than £22m has been wasted by the Welsh Assembly Government on training teachers who do not go on to teach in Wales.

    New figures released today by the Welsh Liberal Democrats have revealed that between 2004/05 and 2007/08, Wales trained an excess of almost 3000 teachers, at a cost of over £7500 per surplus teacher.

  • Erthygl: 2010 Ion 28

    Welsh Lib Dem Shadow Transport Minister, Jenny Randerson AM has today called for passengers facing rail replacement bus services to be given a hefty discount on their ticket price.

    The calls come as the Liberal Democrats revealed plans to transform the UK rail service, putting passengers at the heart of the railways.

  • Erthygl: 2010 Ion 15

    Commenting on German manufacturer Bosch's decision to close their Miskin factory, resulting in 900 job losses, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Economy and Transport Minister, Jenny Randerson said: "This news is devastating, a hammer blow for the Welsh economy. My thoughts are with those who have lost jobs and may well struggle to secure similar employment in the region."

  • Erthygl: 2010 Ion 8

    Commenting on the announcement of two major offshore wind developments in North and South Wales, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Economy Minister Jenny Randerson AM said: "I strongly welcome the opportunity for Wales to play its part in delivering a step-change in energy creation."For well over a decade, successive Labour and Tory Governments have dragged their feet on offshore wind and renewables and this news is therefore all the more welcome. "These plans need to be matched with concerted efforts to create the industry behind them here in Wales to ensure we benefit economically as well as environmentally."