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Kirsty Williams indoor portrait July 2011 (Kirsty Williams)Welcome to our website. The Welsh Liberal Democrats are working hard on your behalf at every level of government all year round.

In difficult times, we are there to help you and that is why our councils are keeping council tax low, our Assembly Members have ensured additional funding for our most deprived pupils and the Liberal Democrats in the UK Government have successfully fought to ensure that you don't pay tax on the first £10,000 you earn.

Welsh Liberal Democrats know that times are tough and we use our influence wherever we can to make a difference.

You can find out more, including how to keep in touch or join the Liberal Democrats, on this site.

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  • Eluned Parrott portrait (Stephen Radford)
    Article: Apr 16, 2014

    Commenting on figures published today showing unemployment in Wales fell by 6,000 in the 3 months to February 2014, Eluned Parrott, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Economy Minister, said:

    "Liberal Democrats in the UK Government are building a stronger economy and today we can see what that means for people in Wales.

  • Article: Apr 15, 2014

    Allison Cawley from Melin Homes was named a national Heat Hero by fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) recently for her contribution to tackling fuel poverty in Torfaen.

    The Heat Hero Award Scheme recognises individuals across England and Wales who have gone 'above and beyond' in helping people who are living in fuel poverty in their local community. The Awards are supported by ScottishPower.

  • Roger and Kirsty become dementia friends
    Article: Apr 14, 2014

    Kirsty Williams and Roger Williams, AM and MP for Brecon and Radnorshire have taken a key step towards helping end the stigma surrounding dementia by becoming a Dementia Friend. Kirsty, Roger and their constituency office staff, joined trainers Cherry Jones and Rhiannon Davies for a Dementia Friends session in the Welsh Liberal Democrat party office in Brecon.

  • Article: Apr 10, 2014

    This Easter Sunday, Roger Williams, Lib Dem MP for Brecon and Radnorshire, will be supporting people with lung disease by abseiling down a 130 foot rock for the British Lung Foundation Wales.

    The event marks the eighth annual 'Breathe Easy' abseil, and the fourth time that Roger has taken on the challenge in his efforts to support people with breathing problems in Wales.

  • Plain packaging
    Article: Apr 3, 2014

    Today the Public Health Minister, Jane Ellison MP, made a statement to the House of Commons where she announced the Government's intention to introduce regulations for standardised packaging for tobacco products. Sir Cyril Chantler's report on the standardised packaging of tobacco products makes the case that if standardised packaging were introduced, it would be very likely to have a positive impact on public health, and that the health benefits would include benefits for children.

  • Roger at PMQ's
    Article: Apr 3, 2014

    During Prime Minister's Questions Roger Williams, Lib Dem MP for Brecon and Radnorshire, asked the Prime Minister if the Government will investigate how they can benefit off-grid customers, who often live in fuel poverty. Off-grid gas in rural areas affects many communities and there should be a larger focus on getting people connected to the mains gas. People who are off-grid have to use dear fuel for heating and cooking and cannot benefit from Dual Fuel Tariffs.

  • Roger Williams MP
    Article: Apr 3, 2014

    Roger Williams, Lib Dem MP for Brecon and Radnorshire, has added his name to in support of a Presentation Bill which calls for democratic national park authorities. The Bill was introduced to the House of Commons Tuesday morning.

    The Bill, brought forward by Lake District MP, Tim Farron, calls for powers to be given to the Secretary of State, "to provide for elections to be held to the governing boards of National Parks on a pilot basis; and for connected purposes".

  • Article: Apr 2, 2014

    With the horse meat scandal and the number of food crime incidents increasing in this country, Roger Williams, Lib Dem MP for Brecon and Radnorshire, intervened on a debate on food crime in the House of Commons. In the past Roger Williams has campaigned to prevent illegal bush meat entering this country through air ports, such as Heathrow. This lead to the deployment of dogs, especially trained to detect undeclared meat being smuggled into this country. Bush meat often originates in West Africa and there are no hygiene requirements in its country of origin or in this country. It constitutes a threat to human health.

  • Chamber
    Article: Apr 2, 2014

    William Powell AM, Welsh Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Environment and Rural Affairs, has called on the Welsh Labour Government to do more to prevent the further spread of Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS) across Wales.

    Following a debate on an Environment & Sustainability Committee report into INNS, Committee member William Powell AM said:

  • Article: Apr 2, 2014

    The Welsh Government has been accused of burying its head in the sand over serious concerns regarding Children & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) services in Wales. This follows warnings that there has been little progress since a review in 2009 and young people continue to be put at risk with a failure to address significant safety issues.

Should Powys County Council and Powys Local Health Board go ahead with their proposed merger?