Jane Dodds MS

Lib Dems condemn ‘savage’ Tory cuts to Agriculture Funding

The Powys Liberal Democrats have criticised the UK Conservative Government for slashing Welsh agriculture funding by 28% in the November Spending Review.

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Chancellor must 'level the playing field' for Powys businesses over Christmas

The Powys Liberal Democrats have called on the Chancellor to help “level the playing field” so local high streets can compete with internet giants in the run up to Christmas.

The Liberal Democrats fear local shops, hit by decreased footfall during the coronavirus pandemic, will continue to struggle over the festive period and have proposed a new scheme to encourage people to shop local from home.

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People will not forget Fay Jones voting against safe and legal routes for refugees

The Liberal Democrats have warned that people in Brecon & Radnorshire "will not forget" the actions of Tory MP Fay Jones, who last week voted against providing safe and legal routes to sanctuary for vulnerable refugees.

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Jane slams Fay Jones for not voting to protect food standards

The Brecon & Radnorshire Liberal Democrats have hit out at Fay Jones after she voted against an amendment to protect the UK’s high food and animal welfare standards.

Today was the last chance for MPs to vote on the Agriculture Bill after weeks of ‘ping pong’ back and forth between the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

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Fay Jones must use last chance to back Welsh farmers

The Brecon & Radnorshire Liberal Democrats have called on Fay Jones to back Welsh farming and vote to protect our high environmental and animal welfare standards this week.

In a letter to Fay Jones MP Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader, and former Brecon & Radnorshire MP, Jane Dodds warned that the Tories must not “risk farmers' livelihoods to win a favourable trade deal from Donald Trump.”

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The future of our healthcare service

Originally published in the Western Mail.

The current pandemic has shown us just how vital the Welsh NHS is and the amazing work which its staff do day in and day out.

Most of us have known this for a while, but for many people who maybe haven’t needed to personally use the NHS for many years, they will be seeing daily television coverage of how our health service has responded and adapted to this unprecedented event which will be truly heart-warming.

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