Cancer patients in South West Wales to benefit from Welsh Liberal Democrats deal

A budget deal between the Welsh Government and two of the opposition parties will see the provision of a £2 million robotic surgery system for the Singleton Hospital cancer centre capable of minimally invasive treatment of prostate and other cancers. The machine enables the removal of tumours using keyhole surgery without many of the traditional side effects associated with the treatment of prostrate cancer.

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Peter Black AM calls for ‘not spots’ to be a thing of the past

In their debate this week, the Welsh Liberal Democrats are calling for an end to internet and mobile 'not spots' in Wales. The debate coincides with the launch of the new 'Access Broadband Cymru' scheme which aims to support Superfast Cymru in rolling out broadband across Wales. The Welsh Lib Dems will be urging the Welsh Government to learn from the mistakes of past schemes, to ensure Wales no longer lags behind when it comes to accessing a decent mobile and broadband service.

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Warning systems must be in place if LHBs move to three year budgets

Commenting on the Welsh Government's National Health Service Finance Bill that seeks to give Welsh health boards three years to balance budgets instead of one year, Peter Black, Welsh Liberal Democrats Finance Spokesperson, said:

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Awful report on cardiac services must be acted on

Responding to the review of cardiac surgery services at Morriston Hospital Swansea, Peter Black, South Wales West Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member, said:

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Historic Occasion for the National Assembly as first private members bill passed

The very first Private Member's Bill under the Assembly's new powers has finally become a reality as Assembly Members voted through Peter Black AM's Mobile Homes Bill today.

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Local Assembly Member supports the world's biggest coffee morning for Macmillan


Macmillan Coffee Morning Senedd

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black is supporting Macmillan Cancer Support's World's Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 27th September 2013 (Photo attached of Peter with General Manager for Macmillan in Wales, Susan Morris at the launch in the Senedd )

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Peter Black AM calls for extra investment for schools in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has called on the Welsh Labour Government to domore to help poorer pupils in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend.

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Welsh Liberal Democrats fighting for powers that Wales needs

The Conservatives and Labour must stop being a barrier to progress on Wales gaining further powers, according to Welsh Liberal Democrat Finance Spokesperson Peter Black AM.

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Assembly Member welcomes improvements in fire safety

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has praised the work of the fire and rescue services after new statistics have shown improvements in fire safety across Wales.

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Mobile home owners to be given a fairer deal

The very first Private Member's Bill under the Assembly's new powers will this week become a reality if Assembly Members choose to vote through Peter Black AM's Mobile Homes Bill when it comes before them for its final stages on Wednesday.

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