Assembly Member questions rationale for £290,000 Welsh Government grant to Bridgend firm

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has written to the Minister for Economy, Science, and Transport Edwina Hart to seek clarification over a £290,000 Welsh Government training grant to be paid to Bridgend-based ''We Fight Any Claim" for training their 226 call centre staff.

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Extra funds for neonatal unit at ABMU Health Board due to Welsh Lib Dem Health Technology Fund

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has welcomed the news that, due to the Welsh Lib Dem Health Technology Fund, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg UHB's neonatal unit is to receive an extra £390,000 to invest in "computerised heart rate analysis of low birth weight babies to prevent deaths and harm".

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Welsh Government must do better in tackling housing crisis

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Housing Spokesperson, Peter Black has said that the Welsh Government must do better after the number of social housing units in Wales increased by just 267 in the last financial year.

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Closure of local councils’ mortgage guarantee schemes leave Welsh first time buyers high and dry

Six Welsh Councils, who are operating mortgage guarantee schemes for first time home buyers, have effectively pulled the plug on any future assistance leaving those trying to get onto the housing ladder high and dry, an Assembly Member has discovered.

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Assembly Member calls on people to have their say on the voluntary Sector

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has called on his constituents in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend to have their say on the future of the voluntary Sector in Wales.

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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

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