Welsh Government letting down tenants on welfare reforms

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have criticised the Welsh Government for letting down tenants on welfare reforms, as only three of the 22 local authorities in Wales applied for extra UK government funding to help mitigate the impact of the spare room subsidy.

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Welsh Government Investment programme welcomed but more can be done for local communities

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Finance spokesperson, Peter Black has welcomed the updated infrastructure investment announced by the Finance Minister today but has expressed his disappointment that the Welsh Labour government are failing to give local councils the powers they need to invest in their own communities

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Assembly Member congratulates Swansea’s LASA Credit Union and Barclays Bank on a successful collaboration

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has congratulated both LASA Credit Union and Barclays Bank in Swansea for working together to provide a better service to people who wish to borrow smaller amounts of money, or are on low or fixed incomes.

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Assembly Member urges government to rethink plans on village greens that could see Swansea Rec and other open spaces built over.

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has hit out at plans by the Welsh Labour Government that will stop local people applying to register land as a village green once it has been identified for development. And he has accused the Natural Resources Minister of misleading AMs by claiming no such proposals exist.

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Assembly Member welcomes anti-hate crime initiative

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has welcomed the recent establishment of a hate crime initiative by Swansea Bay Regional Equality Council.

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Caerphilly Council e-cigs ban “completely unjustifiable"

Caerphilly Council's vote to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes in council-owned buildings and vehicles is "completely unjustifiable", according to a Welsh Lib Dem AM.

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Assembly Member challenges Nigel Farage to use his Swansea visit to publish his expenses

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member, Peter Black has called on the UKIP leader to use his visit to Swansea tomorrow to clarify his own expenses by publishing a full set of accounts.

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Bridgend Council is on slippery slope over plan to freeze staff pay says Assembly Member

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has joined the controversy over the decision by Bridgend County Borough Council to freeze the pay of their staff as a money-saving measure.

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AM raises knotweed issue with mortgage companies

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Housing Spokesperson, Peter Black has written to the Council for MortgageLenders to ask them to review their policy on lending money on properties blighted by Japanese knotweed.

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Assembly Member urges people to complain when home care goes wrong

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black is encouraging people who have council specified home care services in the region to be more prepared to speak out when they feel things are going wrong.

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