Montgomeryshire Liberal Democrats Concerned New Zealand Lamb Could Undercut Welsh Produce

Welsh Liberal Democrat Candidate for Montgomeryshire Alison Alexander has expressed her shock that Welsh Lamb exports now face more red tape when exporting to the EU than those of farmers in New Zealand.

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Concern Raised Over Hidden Impact of Fuel Poverty in Powys

Montgomeryshire Liberal Democrat Senedd Candidate Alison Alexander and Brecon and Radnorshire Senedd Candidate William Powell have raised their concerns over the impact of the pandemic on fuel poverty in Powys. UK energy regulator Ofgem warned last week that energy prices will rise for millions of people across the UK in April, as the price cap for default domestic energy deals is raised to cover suppliers' extra costs. The typical gas and electricity customer is likely to see their bill go up by £96 to £1,138 a year.

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Senedd Candidate Calls for More Help for Young Carers

Liberal Democrat Senedd candidate Alison Alexander has called on more help to be provided to young carers in Powys as Young Carers Action Day is observed across the country today. Estimates by Powys County Council for 2020 put the number of young carers within Powys at over 1000, with the number having potentially risen since. The total number of unpaid carers in the county is estimated at 15,000.

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Alison Alexander writes an open letter on School Closure Plans

Montgomeryshire Liberal Democrat Senedd Candidate, Alison Alexander has written an open letter to Conservative County Councillor Phyl Davies (Portfolio Holder for Education and Property) on the recent school closure plans for Church Stoke and Castle Caereinion.

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Powys Lib Dems in Dog Theft Vigilance Plea

Kirsty Williams, Welsh Liberal Democrat Member of the Senedd for Brecon & Radnorshire, and Alison Alexander, Welsh Liberal Democrat Senedd candidate for Montgomeryshire, have backed a Dyfed-Powys Police campaign, Operation Rhinestone, to raise awareness of dog theft and ways to protect dogs from criminals.   

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A Liberal History of Montgomeryshire Webinar Recording

Thank you to all those that came along to Richard Church's 'Liberal History of Montgomeryshire' webinar. 

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Lib Dem Candidates Wade In On NVZ Announcement

Powys’s local Lib Dem candidates have waded in on the announcement that the Welsh Government intends to introduce a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ) across the whole of Wales from as early as April 1.

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Senedd Candidate Calls For Long Term Solutions To Tackle Flooding

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have renewed their calls for an urgent rollout of landscape-scale flood management schemes following this month’s damaging flooding.  The party is also calling for the introduction of new standards of flood resilience for buildings and infrastructure in flood-risk areas.

The flooded Severn last year from the A458 at Buttington Cross, Welshpool, looking down towards the Breidden Hills in the distance. Photo: Dylan Evans via Shropshire Star

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Bee-killing pesticides on sugar beet crops – stark proof we can’t have our cake and eat it

Welsh Lib Dems call for Cross Party Economic Recovery Council for Wales

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