A cut too far for sports clubs and local charities

This is an article for the Evening Post

The recent decision by the Welsh Labour Government to withdraw funding for the Disclosure and Barring Service checking of those involved with children’s’ sports and other activities has caused considerable concern locally.

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Concern at missed cancer targets in local Health Board

This is an article for Seaside News

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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Fighting to mitigate TATA job losses

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

The loss of 750 jobs at Tata Steel in Port Talbot is devastating news for the local community and for all those who will lose their job, together with their families. These are well-paid jobs and will prove difficult to replace. It will impact on our entire region.

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Why it would be a mistake to ban e-cigarettes in public places

This is an article for the Western Mail magazine

 

 

The journey taken by e-cigarettes over the last few years has been remarkable.

 

 

 

From virtually nowhere, we can now find a shop selling them on every high street.

 

 

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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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