Neath Port Talbot consultation could lead to transport charge for pupils attending Welsh Medium Schools says Assembly Member

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has raised a concern that a proposed consultation by Neath Port Talbot Council on access arrangements to Welsh medium Schools in the County Borough could see charges being imposed on pupils who currently enjoy free trans...

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Bridgend Labour Council’s recycling rates fall again

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member has hit out at Labour-run Bridgend Council following yet another fall in the local authority’s recycling rates.

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Over £790,000 for local disadvantaged nursery pupils

The Welsh Liberal Democrat AM for South Wales West, Peter Black has welcomed allocations of over £790,000 secured by the Welsh Liberal Democrats to support early years pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds throughout Swansea, Neath, Port Talbot, and Bridgend.

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AM raises questions about sharing of housing association tenants’ rent history to credit rating company

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has raised with the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty a letter sent to all its tenants by the Coastal Housing Group, that they will be sharing their rental payment history with credit reference agency, Exper...

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First Minister suggests Junction 41 of M4 closure will continue whilst Government makes up its mind

Promises by the Welsh Government that an assessment of the trial closure of junction 41 will be published this month, will not bring the saga to a conclusion after all the First Minister has told Regional Assembly Member, Peter Black. He said today that a decision on permanent closure will be mad...

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Assembly Member hits out at Swansea Council’s shambolic handling of cuts to key education service

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has hit out at Swansea Council’s handling of planned cuts to the City’s Education Other than School Service after two-day strike started today in a row over cuts to the city's education budget.

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Peter Black responds to social housing ‘re-announcement’

There are still far too many social homes that are of a poor standard, Peter Black AM has said today.

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Welsh Lib Dems call for Wales bid for Tour de France

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have called on the Welsh Government to revive its bid for Wales to host a stage of the Tour de France.

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Lib Dems the only party who would deliver fair funding, no strings attached

The Liberal Democrats are the only party that would deliver fair funding for Wales with no strings attached, Peter Black has said today.

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