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Welsh Government needs to deliver on Moorland Area of Natural Constraint – William Powell AM

William Powell AM, the Welsh Liberal Democrat Rural Affairs Spokesperson, has reiterated his call in the Senedd today for the Welsh Government to use the new Rural Development Plan (RDP) to deliver a dedicated Areas of Natural Constraint (ANC) scheme which will target those farming in Moorland areas (defined as the Upland above 400m).

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Eluned Parrott: Welsh Labour Government is “fudging its figures”

The Welsh Labour Government has been accused of "fudging its figures" regarding its Jobs Growth Wales scheme, after recent figures showed that hundreds of young people are going backwards in their progression following placements on the scheme.

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William Powell AM welcomes UK Government investment in Welsh renewables

The Liberal Democrats in Government have announced eight major renewable projects as part of electricity reforms, which will give a massive boost to green growth and green jobs

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‘Buried report shows lessons were not learnt’- Aled Roberts AM


WAO report shows importance of remaining ‘in’ the EU

The Wales Audit Office's newly published report into European Structural Funds highlights the huge importance of Wales remaining in the EU, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have argued today (24th).

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Eluned Parrott welcomes fall in unemployment

Commenting on figures published today showing unemployment in Wales fell by 6,000 in the 3 months to February 2014, Eluned Parrott, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Economy Minister, said:

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Welsh Government accused of complacency on serious concerns over mental health services for young people

The Welsh Government has been accused of burying its head in the sand over serious concerns regarding Children & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) services in Wales. This follows warnings that there has been little progress since a review in 2009 and young people continue to be put at risk with a failure to address significant safety issues.

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Mark Williams hails Major Victory for Child Protection

Today it has been announced that the Government is seeking to bring forward proposals in the Queen's Speech to amend the criminal law on child neglect to ensure it includes emotional and psychological neglect, following intense pressure from Mark Williams MP and Action for Children. This is the culmination of a long campaign, which has sought to see the law changed through amendments proposed in the House of Lords, and most recently through Mark Williams' Child Maltreatment Bill

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Housing Bill needs to address affordable housing supply

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Housing and Local Government, Peter Black has called on the government to include a statutory duty in the Housing (Wales) Bill for its own Ministers to set termly targets for the supply of new affordable homes.

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Welsh Transport Minister doesn’t know her own business case for electrification

Eluned Parrott, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Transport, has spoken of her disbelief today after the Transport Minister appeared not to know her own Government's business case for electrification.

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