More needs to be done on fly-tipping

This is an article for Seaside News

 

Figures published by StatsWales reveal that the number of fly-tipping incidents in Bridgend rose from 684 in 2011-12 to 1,086 in 2014-15, an increase of 58%.

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Concern at missed cancer targets in local Health Board

This is an article for the Glamorgan Gazette and the South Wales Evening Post

 

New statistics show that Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board has yet again missed its target for patients diagnosed with cancer.

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A budget cast in partnership

This is an article for the IWA website - Click on Wales

The summer of 2014 was a particularly busy one. In addition to the usual constituency and regional based activities I was also engaged in a series of meetings with the Finance Minister and her officials in an effort to get a budget deal for the Welsh Liberal Democrats.

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Action needed on the Tidal Lagoon

Fears for the proposed tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay are growing following a one year delay in the project and near-total silence from UK Government Ministers.

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Tax Credits cut will hit local families

This is an article for Seaside News

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have calculated that 8,200 families in Bridgend and Ogmore will lose out under Conservative plans to cut tax credits.

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Tax Credits cut will hit local families

This is an article for the Glamorgan Gazette

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have calculated that 8,200 families in Bridgend and Ogmore will lose out under Conservative plans to cut tax credits.

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Swansea West Business Park

This is an article for the South Wales Evening Post

I recently carried out a survey of companies based in the Swansea West Business Park in Fforestfach. This revealed that over half of these companies believe that the poor road access to the estate is significantly impacting on their business. In addition over 70% of respondents said that Severn Bridge tolls impact on their business costs.

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Tackling the housing crisis

This is an article for Seaside News

A month ago I outlined to a Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru conference Welsh Liberal Democrats plans to increase the current Housing budget of £35 million per year to £70 million per year in the next Assembly term so as to set a target of 20,000 new affordable homes over the same period.

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Tackling the housing crisis

This is an article for the Glamorgan Gazette

A few weeks ago I outlined to a Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru conference the Welsh Liberal Democrats plans to increase the current Social Housing Grant budget of £35 million per year to £70 million per year in the next Assembly term so as to set a target of 20,000 new affordable homes over the same period.

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Tackling the housing crisis

A few weeks ago I outlined to a Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru conference the Welsh Liberal Democrats plans to increase the current Social Housing Grant budget of £35 million per year to £70 million per year in the next Assembly term so as to set a target of 20,000 new affordable homes over the same period.

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