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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Scrapping Human Rights Act would be a return to the dark ages

As the Welsh Assembly discusses ‘Protecting and Promoting Equality and Human Rights’ today, the Welsh Liberal Democrats have launched a stark warning against Conservative plans to ditch the Human Rights Act. 

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AM brands latest illness absence advice to Bridgend parents as ‘wholly irresponsible.’

Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West Peter Black has condemned the latest illness absence advice handed out to parents of school-age children in Bridgend as ‘wholly irresponsible.’

 

The advice comes from the Central South Consortium which is a partnership between Bridgend, Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan, Rhondda Cynon Taf, and Merthyr councils; and says that parents should send their sick children to school when they are suffering from illnesses like glandular fever, and tonsillitis.

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Assembly Member celebrates the Welsh Museums Festival at Porthcawl Museum

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Heritage Spokesperson, Peter Black has joined in the celebration of the first ever Welsh Museums Festival by visiting Bridgend’s only museum situated in the old Police Station in Porthcawl.

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Assembly Member demands that Swansea Council honours it promises on Pennard Library

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has written to the leader of Swansea Council to demand that the ruling Labour group honour its promise to the communities of Pennard, Southgate, Kittle, Bishopston and Gower over keeping Pennard Library open.

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Faster progress needed in raising council housing standards

 

Local councils are in danger of providing a second class service for their tenants due to the slow progress in bringing council homes up to scratch, according to the Welsh Liberal Democrats Housing Spokesperson, Peter Black.

 

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Assembly Member raises M4 junction 41 closure and Port Talbot congestion with First Minister

The continuing traffic chaos and congestion in Baglan and other communities as a result of the peak-hour closure of junction 41 of the M4 has been raised with the First Minister in the Assembly.

 

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How much will your school get thanks to the Welsh Lib Dems?

The Welsh Liberal Democrats are delivering for Wales' poorest children.

Even though we're not part of the Welsh Government, we've managed to secure our flagship Pupil Deprivation Grant to support pupils from deprived backgrounds with reading and numeracy skills.

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‘For the sake of health services in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend, the First Minister must listen to the BMA’ says Assembly Member

 

 

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black is backing BMA Cymru Wales’ in their call for a Keogh-style inquiry into the Welsh health service.

 

 

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