New Welsh fire fighters pensioner arrangements will penalise armed forces veterans says AM

A new pension scheme being voted on by the Welsh Assembly on Tuesday 17th March will penalise serving fire fighters who have previously served in the armed forces according to the Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black

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Cuts to local further education colleges will undermine skills agenda

Severe cuts to courses and compulsory redundancies for staff in further education colleges will undermine the Welsh Government’s own skills agenda and leave many people with fewer employment options, the Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has said

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Opposition parties accept Government concessions on Violence Against Women Bill

Opposition parties in the Assembly will today vote in favour of the Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill after the Welsh Government gave assurances that provisions to provide a whole-scale change in the culture of schools to educate children and young people about tolerance, respect, equality and healthy relationships would be included in statutory guidance.

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Education must be at the heart of the Violence Against Women bill

The Violence Against Women bill still does not go far enough with regards to educating young people about behaviour and relationships , Peter Black AM will argue today.

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Assembly Member criticises Council and University for failing to talk to residents about all-night road works

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has hit out at Neath Port Talbot Council for their appalling lack of consideration and their failure to consult residents before authorising four weeks of overnight resurfacing work on Fabian Way, just yards from people’s homes.

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Welsh Lib Dems reaffirm manifesto commitment

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have today reaffirmed their manifesto commitment to introduce safe standing areas in football grounds.

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South Wales West AM Peter Black supports Marie Curie’s 2015 Great Daffodil Appeal

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has backed Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal following the official launch of the fundraising appeal in Wales.

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Welsh Liberal Democrats express concern at proposals to reduce security for private tenant

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Housing Spokesperson, Peter Black has expressed his concern at proposals in the Welsh Government’s Renting Homes Bill that will effectively abolish six month minimum housing tenancies and lead to an increased risk of eviction for private tenants.

 

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Labour u-turn on parking tax welcomed as hundreds sign petition against proposal

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Parliamentary Candidate for Swansea West, Chris Holley has welcomed news that the Labour-run council are to back down on plans to introduce charges for parking permits across the City.

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Assembly Member marks LGBT month

Welsh Liberal Democrat Equalities Spokesperson, Peter Black has welcomed the fact that February is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) History Month.

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