Hundreds of Welsh community assets have closed due to Labour’s “dithering”

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have hit out at “dithering” Labour Ministers for failing to empower communities
to protect vital assets like libraries and pubs, saying that hundreds have closed under Labour’s watch

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Budget shows Welsh Lib Dems are most effective party in Assembly

Today’s Annual Draft Budget will provide evidence that the Welsh Liberal Democrats are the most effective party in the National Assembly, Kirsty Williams AM has said today.

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Bridgend Council must do more to tackle year on year fly-tipping increase

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has called for an increased focus by Bridgend Council to combat fly-tipping after new statistics showed a steady year on year growth in illegal dumping.

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Swansea Council must do more to tackle year on year fly-tipping increase

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has called for an increased focus by Swansea Council to combat fly-tipping after new statistics showed a massive 63% increase in illegal dumping.

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Network rail review threatens electrification of mainline to Swansea

A review of the electrification programme of the mainline between London and South Wales by Network Rail has placed in jeopardy the extension of that work from Cardiff to Swansea, the Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has said.

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No greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black is backing plans to have Wales lead the way on cutting greenhouse gas emissions, and calling for a legal target to reduce emissions by 100% by 2050.

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Labour’s lack of ambition on housing is hurting Welsh families

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have hit out at Labour’s "lack of ambition" to tackle Wales’ housing crisis, ahead of a Welsh Government debate in the Assembly on affordable housing targets.

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Draft Local Government Bill lacks consensus, will push up council tax bills and undermine local democracy

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Local Government Spokesperson, Peter Black has accused the Minister for Public Services of failing to build a consensus for the reform of local Councils in Wales, following the publication of a draft Bill which he says will take money away from local services at a time of austerity, whilst failing to address the fundamental changes needed to democratise councils.

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Fears for Swansea Tidal Lagoon following omission from Tory Minister’s speech

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have expressed fears for the future of the planned Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, after the project was not mentioned once in the Energy Secretary’s key speech today.

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Welsh Lib Dem AM dismayed at threat to Swansea jobs as Tory government revives plans to privatise Land Registry

The Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for South Wales West, Peter Black has expressed his dismay at plans by the UK Conservative government to revive plans for a £1 billion-plus privatisation of the Land Registry less than 18 months after the sell-off was vetoed by Liberal Democrat ministers.

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