Local Mental Health provision is failing our young people

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has called on the Welsh Government to do more to address the standards of care given to young people who are experiencing mental health difficulties.

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Barriers must be broken down

Responding to research released today: 'Barriers faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in accessing domestic abuse, stalking and harassment, and sexual violence services', the Welsh Liberal Democrats Equalities spokesperson, Peter Black has welcomed the recommendations but has expressed concern at the findings.

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We can’t leave struggling families in the lurch again

Welcoming the news that council tax support will continue for another two years, Peter Black AM, Welsh Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Housing, said:

"I'm glad that the most vulnerable tenants and homeowners in our society will continue to receive support for the foreseeable future. However, we shouldn't forget that the Welsh Labour Government acted appallingly when the whole council tax benefit fiasco unfolded last year.

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Queen’s Speech guarantees hundreds of parents in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend will get help with childcare costs

A major tax-free childcare package will help over 14,000 families in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend, the Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black said today (Wednesday, June 4).

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Assembly Member calls for an end to misleading broadband claims

During a debate in the National Assembly on the digital economy today, Welsh Liberal Democrats are calling for an end to misleading broadband claims which often see customers paying for high speed broadband contracts which do not reflect the speed of service they were advertised.

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New rules will help secure a fair deal for pubs in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black, has welcomed a Liberal Democrats initiative that will see new rules introduced so as to ensure that tied pubs are given a fair deal by pub companies.

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Neath Port Talbot Council undermine their own £730,000 wheelie bin initiative

A regional Assembly Member has raised further concerns about the decision of Neath Port Talbot Council to spend £730,000 on smaller wheelie bins after it transpired that restrictions on the amount of rubbish to be collected will not be imposed on residents, even though that was the rationale for the expenditure.

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Assembly Member raises the confusion and bureaucracy surrounding blue badges with Welsh Minister

The Welsh Liberal Democrats spokesperson on local government and equalities, Peter Black has challenged the Welsh Transport Minister to sort out the confusion and bureaucracy surrounding the issuing of blue badges to disabled and elderly people in Wales.

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Assembly Member calls on Economy Minister to engage with local partners to fight for jobs at Morganite

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has raised the potential loss of 100 to 120 jobs at Morganite Electrical Carbon Limited with the Economy Minister in the Assembly chamber.

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Assembly Member backs My Money Week initiative

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black is encouraging local schools to get involved in My Money Week 2014 this June, to boost young people's understanding of money management and personal finance.

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