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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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
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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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Protection for S4C budget welcomed by Welsh Liberal Democrats AM

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Heritage Spokesperson, Peter Black has welcomed the fact that the rumoured cut in funding for Welsh-language television channel S4C has not materialised.

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Secretary of State for Wales is misguided on devolution settlement says Welsh Liberal Democrats AM

Claims by the Secretary of State for Wales that the current devolution settlement does not need major changes are misguided and could help to entrench an unsatisfactory system in place where the courts become the final arbiter of laws rather than the electorate, the Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Member, Peter Black has said.

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Historic deal to put more money into Council housing welcomed

The Welsh Liberal Democrats Housing spokesperson, Peter Black has welcomed a deal between the Liberal Democrats' Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander and the Welsh Government that will see tens of millions of pounds retained in Wales to be spent on Council housing.

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