Jane Dodds MS

Mid & West Wales Ambulance Waiting Times Unacceptable And Dangerous

Ambulance response times published today show that, of Red calls, only 50% of calls across Wales were reached within 8 minutes. The figures are 44%, 39%, and 47% for Powys, Hywel Dda, and Betsi Cadwaladr respectively. This is a further deterioration on previous months.

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Jane Dodds Questions Minister on Glastir Woodland Creation Scheme

Today Welsh Liberal Democrat Senedd Member for Mid & West Wales Jane Dodds highlighted her concern that a Powys farmer had been given a £15,000 fine after some of the trees he planted in a Welsh government scheme were in the wrong place, some by just a few inches.

Jane Dodds, MS for Mid & West Wales and Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats

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Sewage Vote: Conservative’s Ignored Welsh Public for a Second Time

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have accused the Conservatives of watering down proposals to tackle river pollution as the UK Government sought to push through a weakened version of the environmental act last night.  

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Tory Brinkmanship Over EU Research Funding Could Be Devastating For Higher Education In Wales

Brinkmanship by the Conservative Government in Westminster regarding the future of the UK’s role in EU-led research programmes could have a devastating effect on the higher education and research sector in Wales according to the Welsh Liberal Democrats.

Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats and Mid & West Wales Senedd Member Jane Dodds 
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Fay Jones & Craig Williams Endorsed Sleaze Over Decency

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have slammed moves by Powys’ Conservative MPs Fay Jones and Craig Williams to vote to stop the suspension of a Tory MP who committed an “egregious” breach of lobbying rules, stating that the MPs have repeatedly failed to exercise any independence and do the right thing.

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Jane Dodds Calls for Hydro Power Grant to be Reinstated

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have called on the Welsh Government to commit to reinstating the Hydro Power Grant Scheme as the COP26 Climate Conference takes place in Glasgow, stating it is a vital scheme in both fighting climate change and boosting investment in rural communities.

The Hydro Power Grant was introduced by the Welsh Government in 2018, but subsequently cancelled last November amid ‘budgetary pressures’. The scheme supported small-scale hydropower plants across Wales by exempting them from paying business rates.

Jane Dodds - Senedd Member for Mid and West Wales
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