‘Vulnerable and elderly being let down over chaotic blue badge scheme’

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Work-based learning invaluable for discovering career path

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has urged young people who have yet to decide their career path to take advantage of the work-based learning provided by Careers Wales.

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Peter Black negotiates fair funding boost for local schools

South Wales West Liberal Democrats Assembly Member, Peter Black and fellow Liberal Democrat Assembly Members have secured a £106m two year funding boost for less well-off children.  

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Assembly Member welcomes u-turn on Elba estate rents and issues warning to council

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black, has welcomed the decision by Swansea Council to back down from demanding unaffordable ground rents from householders on Gowerton’s Elba housing estate but has warned that changes need to be made to leases to prevent th...

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Swansea, Powys and Carmarthenshire may be left worse off and out in the cold because of merger funding

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Local Government Spokesperson, Peter Black, has spoken of his concern that councils not earmarked for merger by the Welsh Government will end up funding incentives for others to voluntarily join together ahead of legislation that will enforce a major reorganisation of ...

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Assembly Member raises concern about waiting times at Morriston Hospital A&E in Senedd

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has raised his concern about the time that patients are waiting to be seen at Morriston Hospital Accident and Emergency Department.

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Swansea Council pays £7,000 fee to evaluate £20,000 grant

A decision by Swansea Council to spend nearly £7,000 to assess the effectiveness of a £20,549 grant to Swansea’s Credit Union, LASA has been described as barmy by the Welsh Liberal Democrats South Wales West Assembly Member, Peter Black

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Regional Assembly Member Peter Black backs National Eye Health Week

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has pledged support for National Eye Health Week, which takes place 22-28 September.

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Assembly Member raises Pontarddulais Primary School playing field sell-off with First Minister

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly member for South Wales West, Peter Black has called on Wales’ First Minister to clarify the definition of surplus school land so as to prevent valuable playing fields being sold off by local councils.

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Peter's Appearances in the Senedd

Peter's Appearances in the Senedd

Peter Black's speeches in the Welsh Assembly

Peter Black's Blog

Peter Black's Blog

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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