Assembly Member expresses disappointment that junction 41 is to remain closed pending final decision

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black, has expressed his disappointment that the Welsh Economy and Transport Minister is to keep junction 41 of the M4 closed at peak times, pending her final decision on the trial which is due in May or June.

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Minister sends in team to review blue badge refusals by Swansea Council

The Welsh Government have sent a team into Swansea Council to review the large number of blue badge refusals by that authority.

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Swansea tidal lagoon reports are 'good news'

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed reports that plans for the world’s first tidal lagoon based in Swansea will be unveiled in the Budget tomorrow.

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Liberal Democrats leading the way for Equal Pay

The Liberal Democrats in Westminster are leading the way for Equal Pay by ensuring large employers lead by example.

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New Welsh fire fighters pensioner arrangements will penalise armed forces veterans says AM

A new pension scheme being voted on by the Welsh Assembly on Tuesday 17th March will penalise serving fire fighters who have previously served in the armed forces according to the Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black

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Cuts to local further education colleges will undermine skills agenda

Severe cuts to courses and compulsory redundancies for staff in further education colleges will undermine the Welsh Government’s own skills agenda and leave many people with fewer employment options, the Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has said

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Opposition parties accept Government concessions on Violence Against Women Bill

Opposition parties in the Assembly will today vote in favour of the Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill after the Welsh Government gave assurances that provisions to provide a whole-scale change in the culture of schools to educate children and young people abo...

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Education must be at the heart of the Violence Against Women bill

The Violence Against Women bill still does not go far enough with regards to educating young people about behaviour and relationships , Peter Black AM will argue today.

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Assembly Member criticises Council and University for failing to talk to residents about all-night road works

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has hit out at Neath Port Talbot Council for their appalling lack of consideration and their failure to consult residents before authorising four weeks of overnight resurfacing work on Fabian Way, just yards from people...

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About Peter

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