December 2007

19 December 2007

Pembrokeshire Will Lose Out In Merger Says AM

Preseli Pembrokeshire AM Paul Davies has reacted angrily to the news that Pembrokeshire NHS Trust is to be merged with Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire.

"The merger was always a done deal with only the merest nod to a consultation period and even that didn't include those who'll be affected most – the public," he said.

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14 December 2007

Carers' Rights Highlighted by AM

Paul-Carers_RightsThe rights of carers in Pembrokeshire have been highlighted by local AM Paul Davies.

Mr Davies took part in a one-day conference organised by Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services (PAVS) to mark National Carers Day.

"I took part in a question and answer session at the conference and discussed various matters relating to carers," said Mr Davies.

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07 December 2007

ifs Young Business Writer of the Year 2008

Pembrokeshire's AM have called on teenagers in the county to take part in a national writing competition organised by financial education charity, the ifs School of Finance.

The ifs Young Business Writer of the Year competition is open to anyone aged between 14 and 19. To compete for the top prize of £500 they have to write an article of no more than 1,000 words in a business magazine style.

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04 December 2007

Welsh Conservatives Meeting Botanic Garden Boss - 4th Deceber 2007

Welsh Conservatives are to meet with National Botanic Garden bosses this week, after the institution called on the Assembly Government to wipe out their debts.

Reports last week claimed Garden management are asking Ministers to write off its £1.7million debt, and provide it with an annual grant of £500,000.

Following the request last week, the Government has still not made a statement to the Assembly about what it intends to do.

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01 December 2007

Pembrokeshire Told To Prove Need For A40 Dualling

Welsh transport chiefs have told Pembrokeshire's Assembly Members that the county must prove the A40 needs dualling.

Angela Burns and Paul Davies met deputy first minister Ieuan Wyn Jones and the head of transport for the Welsh Assembly Government to discuss the issue.

"We were told that we should talk to Pembrokeshire Council and businesses and to come back with a business plan for dualling the road," said Mrs Burns.. " The comment was also made that the Irish should probably contribute as they would benefit the most."

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