A budget for all

This is an article for the Glamorgan Gazette

At the last election the Liberal Democrats' top priority was to give low and middle earners a £700 tax cut. And we've delivered. From this April, for the first time ever, nobody will pay income tax on the first £10,000 they earn

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Newsnight Wales

This is an article for ymgyrch NEWSNIGHT CYMRU campaign

I am often taken aback when I take a visit abroad and get a flavour of what many other nations are serving up as 'news'. We can count ourselves lucky that the BBC is an institution that we can all be proud of. Newsnight, in particular, is a programme that not only informs on a relatively consistent basis, but also presents its programmes in an interesting manner. However, I doubt you will find a single person who argues that either the BBC or Newsnight is perfect; of course they are not. There is always room for improvement and that is something the BBC must strive to achieve.

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More Nurses needed

This is an article for Seaside News

Like the UK Parliament, the Welsh Assembly has a system whereby backbench members can bring forward their own legislation.

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Fighting for sustainable communities

This is an article for the South Wales Evening Post

For a number of years now I have been working with groups concerned at the way their community has changed as a result of many family homes being converted into houses of multiple occupation.

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More Nurses needed

This is an article for the Glamorgan Gazette

Like the UK Parliament, the Welsh Assembly has a system whereby backbench members can bring forward their own legislation.

I took advantage of that, when I steered the first private members bill into law last year on the subject of Park Homes.

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The need for the regeneration of Porthcawl

This is an article for Seaside News

Recently I met representatives of Porthcawl First to discuss the latest developments regarding Bridgend Council's regeneration plans for Porthcawl.

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More Nurses needed

This is an article for the South Wales Evening Post

 

Like the UK Parliament, the Welsh Assembly has a system whereby backbench members can bring forward their own legislation.

 

I took advantage of that, when I steered the first private members bill into law last year on the subject of Park Homes.

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A Welsh Approach to housing

This is an article for the IWA Click on Wales website

The Welsh Government's housing bill is a substantive document that actually amounts to just one part of their planned legislation in this field. The intention to modernise the licensing system for residential mobile home sites has already been dealt with through my government-backed private members Act, whilst a further bill on tenure reform is due in the next 12 months or so.

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The need for the regeneration of Porthcawl

This is an article for the Glamorgan Gazette

Two weeks ago I met representatives of Porthcawl First to discuss the latest developments regarding Bridgend Council's regeneration plans for Porthcawl.

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Paper is still important

This is an article for Seaside News

I recently met with Keep Me Posted campaign, a group dedicated to stamping out the prices people are paying to keep their paper bills, as more and more companies try to deal with their customers online.

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