Welsh Lib Dems to deliver safe nurse staffing levels

Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West Peter Black has welcomed the fact that Wales will now become the first country in Europe to introduce safe staffing levels after the National Assembly voted in favour of Welsh Lib Dem Leader Kirsty Williams’ ‘More Nurses’ Bill.

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Welsh voice must be at the heart of BBC, say Welsh Lib Dems

A specific Welsh voice must exist at the very top of the BBC, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have said, as discussions continue over its future management structure.

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Tidal power review kicks Swansea Lagoon into long grass

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have hit out at a UK Government decision to review tidal power, saying that the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon can’t wait for the outcome of such a review.

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Welsh Lib Dems deliver for Swansea, Neath, Port Talbot and Bridgend

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have today secured, amongst other things, £14,783,250 extra investment in schools in the Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend areas.

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The positives in this budget are because of Welsh Liberal Democrat influence

The positives that can be found in today’s Annual Budget are all due to Welsh Liberal Democrat influence, Peter Black AM has said today. 

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Assembly Member questions Valleys to Coast service charge on outdoor maintenance

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has questioned whether Valleys to Coast Housing Association should be charging tenants for maintaining recreation areas used by everyone in the community.

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TRADE UNION BILL: Welsh Lib Dems vote against “assault on civil liberties”

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have joined other AMs in voting against the "undemocratic" Trade Union Bill in an Assembly vote today, in the hope that the Bill’s provisions won’t apply to Wales if eventually passed by Westminster.

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Welsh Lib Dems launch 3 point plan to fix housing crisis

The Welsh Liberal Democrats are the only party with the fresh ideas to tackle Wales’ housing crisis, Peter Black AM said today as he launched his party’s 3 point housing plan.

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AM calls on Welsh Government to set up an Urban Regeneration Company for Port Talbot in response to Tata job losses

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has called on the Welsh Government to set up an urban regeneration company for Port Talbot to help offset the impact of the 750 job losses at Tata Steel.

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Assembly Member appalled that 812 people waited over eight hours in local Accident and Emergency departments in December

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has said it is appalling that 812 people had to wait over eight hours to be seen in the region’s A&E units last month.

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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