Queen’s Speech outlines right-wing agenda that offers no help for the poor

With the Queen’s Speech due to be debated in the Welsh Assembly tomorrow, the Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black says that it outlines a right-wing agenda that will do nothing to help those living in poverty

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Transgender Action Plan doesn’t go far enough

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed the Welsh Government’s trans action plan, brought about by the party’s landmark debate, but says it falls short on many key issues.

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Labour’s withdrawal of funding for local environmental groups is unjustifiable

Several environmental groups in the Swansea area are set to lose funding following an announcement that the Welsh Labour Government are withdrawing grants previously available through Environment Wales, a voluntary sector partnership.

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Scathing report highlights Labour Government’s failings on tackling poverty

An inquiry into tackling poverty in Wales has been scathing of the Welsh Labour Government’s "ineffective" efforts in getting to grips with the issue.

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Local councils “stitch-up” won’t wash with people of Wales

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have claimed today’s Labour announcement of proposed local government mergers are a "party-political stitch-up".

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Patients to wait over 70 weeks for an operation

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have revealed that patients waiting for orthopaedic surgery at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend can expect to wait over 70 weeks until surgery.

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Welsh Lib Dems call for end to gay blood ban

Marking National Blood Week, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have called on the Welsh Government to work with the UK Government to end the ban on men who have sex with men (MSM) giving blood.

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BT need to up their game on local broadband speeds says Assembly Member

Plans by British Telecom to target Swansea as one of the first areas of the UK to benefit from ‘ultrafast’ broadband speeds of up to 500 Megabytes per second has been welcomed by a regional Assembly Member, but he has criticised the company for pursuing innovation at the expense of the basic service for local people.

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Assembly Member backs Living with Diabetes Day

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has highlighted an important free support event run by Diabetes UK. The ‘Living with Diabetes Day’ which will take place in Swansea’s Liberty Stadium on 19 June.

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Assembly Member supports report on horse welfare in Swansea

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has welcomed a new report: ‘Round and Round : Tethered horses in Swansea’ and has called on Swansea Council to take action to implement its recommendation of a more proactive approach to managing the problem.

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