More needs doing on empty houses says Assembly Member

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Housing Spokesperson, Peter Black has expressed his disappointment that despite progress in bringing them back into use, there are still too many empty houses which could become affordable homes.

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Peter Black raises council ‘betrayal’ of community of Pennard over library with Minister

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has raised the u-turn by Swansea’s ruling Labour group over the future of Pennard Library with the Deputy Minister for Culture Sport and Tourism in the Welsh Assembly.

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Peter Black supports Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month reception in Welsh Assembly

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black showed his support for November’s Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month by attending a reception at the Welsh Assembly this week.

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Blue badge assessment system discriminates against the elderly claims Assembly Member

The points system adopted by the Welsh Government to assess eligibility for blue badges is weighted against pensioners and the elderly, the Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member, Peter Black has claimed.

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Astonishing figures reveal thousands left waiting over 10 years on housing lists

At least 2,096 people in Wales have been on a housing waiting list for over ten years, figures published by the Welsh Liberal Democrats reveal today.

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First Minister confesses he is unaware of illness absence advice to Bridgend parents

The First Minister has told Welsh Liberal Democrats Regional Assembly Member, Peter Black in the Senedd today that he was not aware of the latest illness absence advice handed out to parents of school-age children in Bridgend from the Central South Consortium, despite having two children at school in the area.

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Assembly Member welcomes investment in new operating theatres Morriston Hospital

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has welcomed the news that Swansea’s Morriston Hospital is to receive £3.275m this year to provide three state of the art operating theatres as a result of the budget deal between the Welsh Government and the Welsh Liberal Democrats last year. The work is expected to be completed by April 2015.

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Assembly Member questions whether lessons have been learnt at Princess of Wales and Neath Port Talbot Hospitals

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has questioned whether Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board have learned any lessons from the Professor Andrews report into irregularities in Princess of Wales and Neath Port Talbot Hospitals after spot checks revealed that issues highlighted by the report are still a problem.

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93,717 pensioners in Swansea, Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot to get pensions rise thanks to the Liberal Democrats

The basic state pensions will rise by at least £2.85 a week next year, thanks to the Liberal Democrats triple lock. It means 93,717 pensioners in Swansea (42,812), Bridgend (24,854) and Neath Port Talbot (26,051) will benefit from an increase in their pension.

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534 patients in Abertawe Bro Morgannwg area waiting over a year for treatment

Shocking figures published by the Welsh Liberal Democrats reveal that 534 patients in the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg area are being forced to wait over a year for the start of their treatment, the highest in Wales. 

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