Over £27m spent in South West Wales on taxis for pupils

Over £27 million has been spent by South West Wales councils to transport pupils to schools in taxis, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have revealed today.

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AM joins opposition to Llangyfelach methane test drilling site

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has added his voice to protestors objecting to an application for planning permission to test drill for coal bed methane in Llangyfelach

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Assembly Member urges support for Swansea Community Farm

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black is urging support for Swansea Community Farm, which is the only city farm in Wales.

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Closure of Bridgend Law Court is bad for the administration of justice

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has added his voice to those demanding that Justice Department plans for the closure of Bridgend Law Courts should be dropped.

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Latest figures reveal Welsh Government failed to meet their target of 500 extra PCSOs as numbers decline

The latest policing statistics published by the UK Government have shown that claims by the Welsh Government that they achieved their manifesto pledge of 500 additional Police Community Support Officers around Wales are wide of the mark.

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We will help you achieve dream of owning your own home

The Welsh Lib Dems will today launch ambitious plans to help first-time buyers get on the property ladder.

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Nearly 19,000 young people in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend to benefit from concessionary bus travel thanks to the Welsh Liberal Democrats

The Welsh Liberal Democrats’ Young Person’s Concessionary Bus Fare scheme which will be launched in September 2015, will benefit nearly 19,000 young people in the South Wales West region, according to regional Assembly Member, Peter Black.

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Assembly Members unite over Council mismanagement of education changes

Three Welsh Assembly Members have put party differences to one side to call on Swansea Council to rethink their approach to the City’s Education Other than at School service following a number of changes that appear to be preparing the service for cuts, without any meaningful consultation with st...

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UK Government’s BBC panel lacks a voice for Wales

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have blasted the UK Conservative Government for failing to have a Welsh representative on its panel working on the renewal of the BBC's royal charter.

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Minister must get Swansea projects back on track following publication of RIFW report

The publication of the long-awaited Wales Audit Office report on the Regeneration Fund for Wales (RIFW) should enable the Welsh Government to start investing in important regeneration projects such as the Mumbles Pier development, the Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member, Peter Black has said.

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Don't let Labour abolish Gower's AONB status

Don't let Labour abolish Gower's AONB status

Join us in the fight to stop the Welsh Labour Government abolishing the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty status for Gower

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