Private landlord registration scheme failing in Swansea say Welsh Lib Dems

The number of private sector landlords who have registered with the Welsh Government’s Rent Smart Wales scheme has barely struggled past ten per cent of those required to do so, with only five months left of the year long registration period, the Welsh Liberal Democrats Housing Spokesperson, Coun...

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Welsh Government must take action on letting agent fees

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Housing Spokesperson, Councillor Peter Black has backed calls by Shelter Cymru to ban letting agent fees after a report published by the agency found huge inconsistencies in the amounts charged, a lack of transparency for private sector tenants in what they are being c...

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Welsh Government’s Private landlord registration scheme is faltering say Welsh Lib Dems

The number of private sector landlords who have registered with the Welsh Government’s Rent Smart Wales scheme has barely struggled past ten per cent of those required to do so, with only five months left of the year long registration period, the Welsh Liberal Democrats Housing Spokesperson, Coun...

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Swansea Council asked to condemn post referendum hate crimes

The Welsh Liberal Democrats opposition on Swansea Council are to work with the ruling Labour Group in reiterating support for a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic City following the recent vote to leave the European Union.

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First Minister should not rush to give formal notification of EU withdrawal says Welsh Lib Dem

A senior Welsh Liberal Democrat and former Assembly Member has criticised the First Minister’s call for official notification of the UK's intention to leave the EU under Article 50 to be sent as early as possible.

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Swansea Council should provide a fan zone for European Championships says Councillor

Swansea Council should pick up the pieces left by Cardiff’s refusal to provide a fan zone for the European Championships in France and work with the Liberty Stadium Company to provide one here instead, Welsh Liberal Democrats Councillor Peter Black has said.

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Outrage over Eurovision ban of Welsh flag

Peter Black has expressed his outrage over Eurovision’s decision to ban the waving of the Welsh flag at this year’s Eurovision contest.

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Unlike UKIP, we'll ensure Wales plays its part on world stage

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have announced their plans to double Welsh Government spending on international development over the next Assembly term – in stark contrast with UKIP, the party said.

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A record number of new homes promised by Welsh Lib Dems

The Welsh Liberal Democrats would deliver a record number of affordable homes, Peter Black has announced today in Port Talbot

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Accident and Emergency waits “absolutely shocking”

The Welsh Liberal Democrat candidate for South Wales West, Peter Black has reacted with concern to official figures released today that show Accident and Emergency waits in the Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend were worse than in the 'winter pressure' months, with only 73.5% of patients at ...

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Peter was the Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West between 1999 and 2016. He is a leading Swansea Councillor, having represented the Cwmbwrla Ward since 1984. He was a member of the Welsh Assembly's Finance Committee and the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee and a former member of the Assembly Commission, where he had responsibility for ICT, sustainability and the Assembly estate. Read more