Jane Dodds Calls for Mid-Wales to be Broadband 'catch-up zone'

The Welsh Liberal Democrats claim that they have a solution to the failure to provide superfast internet across Mid-Wales.

Welsh Lib Dem leader Jane Dodds said local solutions could bridge what she called the “glaring digital divide”. To help fill that gap, she wants Mid-Wales to be designated a ‘digital catch-up zone’ for targeted investment to deliver usable internet speeds and for community champions to be put in place to help access funding.

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Mont Lib Dems Oppose the Tory Troop Cuts

The Conservatives are planning on cutting our armed forces by 10,000 troops, breaking their 2019 commitment. The last two Conservative defence reviews have weakened the foundations of our armed forces. Cutting our full-time armed forces by 45,000 and cutting the defence budget by £8 billion.
 
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Alison Highlights Hypocrisy of Powys Conservatives

The Welsh Liberal Democrat candidate for Montgomeryshire in the upcoming Senedd elections has hit out at what she calls the “sheer hypocrisy” of the Welsh Conservatives after the party announced it would like to introduce a council tax freeze across Wales when they have increased council tax by 26% in 4 years throughout Powys. 

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SHOCKED residents are fighting surprise road building plans that threaten to blight their quality of life.

A campaign group has rapidly come together to protect Hafren Terrace, Llanidloes, from a Welsh Government scheme that would increase traffic noise and pollution on either side of their homes. Families would have to live with a busy accelerating lane on the A470 behind their houses. In front, the quiet cul-de-sac would become a major access road for cars, coaches and buses visiting the neighbouring rugby ground Cae Hafren.

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Alison Condemns Tory & Independent Council for Poor Communication with Communities.

Alison Alexander, the Welsh Liberal Democrat candidate for Montgomeryshire has condemned the Conservative-Independent Powys County Council cabinet for their poor communication with local communities. The comments come in response to the news that the Council voted unanimously to proceed with plans to close Llanfechain and Llangedwyn Church in Wales Schools and extend Llansantffraid School.

On top of this, Arddleen and Crewgreen schools are now also facing uncertain futures as they are added to 'phase three' discussions alongside Llandysilio Church in Wales school in Four Crosses and Carreghofa county primary school in Llanymynech. 

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CRAIG WILLIAMS AND FAY JONES HAVE FAILED TO STAND UP FOR THE DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS OF THEIR CONSTITUENTS

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have slammed Powys’s Conservative MPs Craig Williams and Fay Jones for failing to challenge the government on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill that was passed by parliament on Tuesday that could have a dramatic impact on the ability of people to peacefully protest. 

 

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Bonus payment for NHS and care staff

A bonus payment will be paid to everyone working in the NHS and social care in Wales after the Welsh Government enacted the Welsh Liberal Democrat Policy. 

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IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES MUST BE A PRIORITY FOR THE NEXT SENEDD

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have called for mental health to be put at the forefront of the next Welsh Government’s priorities as fears mount that the so called ‘hidden impacts’ of the pandemic could overwhelm health services as restrictions ease.

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Kirsty Williams Announces £30 Million Boost to Welsh-medium Education

Kirsty Williams the Welsh Liberal Democrat Education Minister has announced an additional £30 million to develop new Welsh-medium education.

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Welsh Leader Jane Dodds Selected for Top of the Mid & West Wales List

The Welsh Liberal Democrats are pleased to announce their candidates for the Mid and West Wales region in this year’s Senedd election.

The list will be led by party leader Jane Dodds. Jane will be joined on the list by former Assembly Member William Powell, Alistair Cameron, Cllr Stephen Churchman and Cadan ap Tomos.

Jane Dodds and William Powell are both former parliamentarians and will be fighting hard to regain this seat along with holding Brecon and Radnorshire for the party.

In 2016 the Welsh Liberal Democrats were just 2,214 votes short in a region of almost 450,000 voters from winning a regional seat in addition to Brecon and Radnorshire.

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