Assembly Member calls for action over foul smell at Swansea sewage plant

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has contacted Welsh Water to ask them to take urgent action over a foul smell emanating from their sewage treatment plant on Fabian Way in Swansea. Read more

Clarity on sprinklers is welcome, but progress needed on mortgage scheme

Responding to the Housing Minister's statement on Stimulating Home Building in Wales, Peter Black, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Housing Minister, said:

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Welsh Government must take urgent action to help first time buyers

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Housing Spokesperson, Peter Black, has called on the Welsh Labour Government to use the last week of the Assembly term to focus on tackling the growing gap between England and Wales in terms of help offered to first time buyers to get onto the housing ladder. Read more

Raising income tax threshold is key to lowest income inequality since 1986

Commenting on the Office for National Statistics' annual report on the effect of taxes and benefits on household income, the Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black said:

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Assembly Member demands tough action on mobile phone insurance

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black is demanding tough action over mobile phone insurance in the light of the recent Financial Conduct Authority investigation which found poor claims handling, poor sales practice, anti-customer exclusions in the small print, and poor product design. Read more

Assembly Member urges measure to reduce the risk of Carbon Monoxide poisoning

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West Peter Black is urging the Welsh Government to include provisions for fitting carbon monoxide alarms in Welsh homes in the upcoming Housing Bill.

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Assembly Member urges Barclays to think again over sale of customer data

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has urged Barclays Bank to think again over their plans to sell customer data to third parties.

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Aspiration is there, but we need delivery

In response to the publication of the Welsh Government's 'Tackling Poverty Action Plan 2013', Peter Black AM has called on the Welsh Government to focus on delivery, rather than rhetoric, in its aims in tackling poverty in Wales.

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Assembly Member learns of business rate threat to local charity shops

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black visited Swansea's British Heart Foundation (BHF) Cymru's Furniture & Electrical store today to learn more about how proposed changes to business rates will lead to a loss of income for the charity and more empty shops on high streets across Wales. Read more

Swansea University’s appeal deadline ‘inconsiderate and unthinking’

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has criticised Swansea University for the seven-day deadline it imposes on students wishing to appeal against their degree results.

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