Celebrating a new cycle track  ?>

Celebrating a new cycle track 

Nia Griffith MP and Lee Waters AM jumped on their bikes, together with Carmarthenshire County Councillors and local cycling enthusiasts, to celebrate the official opening of a new stretch of cycle track from Pembrey towards Kidwelly. Following the course of the former railway line, the track provides easy off-road cycling, and is the result of collaboration between Carmarthenshire County Council, Sustrans and the Lottery. After the track had been opened by the Leader of the Council, both Lee Waters AM…

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Nia Griffith MP and AM Eluned Morgan visit Prince Philip Hospital ?>

Nia Griffith MP and AM Eluned Morgan visit Prince Philip Hospital

Recently Nia Griffith MP and regional AM Eluned Morgan visited Prince Philip Hospital. Nia Griffith MP explained: “Recently  I had the privilege of visiting Prince Philip Hospital to see the new ‘front of house project’. This is the investment which has facilitated the prompt identification and fast tracking of the seriously ill patients through the Acute Medical Admissions Unit, separating them from those who are more appropriately treated in the minor injuries unit. It was good to hear from the…

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MP encourages children to enjoy reading over the summer ?>

MP encourages children to enjoy reading over the summer

Nia Griffith MP has been in Llanelli library to encourage children to enjoy reading by participating in the Summer Reading Challenge. The programme is aimed at Primary School aged children, with the purpose of getting them to read over the summer holidays,. The six week scheme, run by the charity The Reading Agency with the purpose of encouraging independent reading, is on offer in 98% of public libraries across the UK.  Each year the Reading Challenge themes change and, this…

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Nia calls for end to uncertainty over future of Welsh steel industry ?>

Nia calls for end to uncertainty over future of Welsh steel industry

Nia Griffith MP has called on the UK Government to act to save the Welsh steel industry and to end the uncertainty caused by Britain’s exit from the EU. Speaking during a debate in the House of Commons, Nia said it was time for the UK Government to stop blaming the EU and to take the much needed action to ensure that Welsh steel-making has a future. Nia said, “We need clarity on the timetable and the process for Brexit, we…

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Bryngwyn pupils rewarded for languages initiative ?>

Bryngwyn pupils rewarded for languages initiative

Congratulations to pupils at Bryngwyn School who have been rewarded for their efforts to promote the learning of foreign languages as part of the Routes into Languages Cymru initiative. During the programme, under the inspiring direction from their Head of Languages Ms Tonia Antoniazzi, they have learned how to be language ambassadors with activities which have included making a video. Their treat involved a trip to London which included a visit to Europe House and the Houses of Parliament where…

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Women’s Pension Campaign ?>

Women’s Pension Campaign

Women concerned about losing out because of changes to their pension arrangements have recently attended meetings in Burry Port, Tumble and Llanelli organised by Nia Griffith MP. There will be another such meeting at 6 pm on Friday 22nd July in the Glenalla Hall, Glenalla Road, Llanelli for any women who have not been able to attend previously or who want to bring along friends, get an update, return petitions or discuss future plans over a cup of coffee. Update from…

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Pupils from Ysgol Gymraeg Parc y Tywyn visit Westminster ?>

Pupils from Ysgol Gymraeg Parc y Tywyn visit Westminster

Pupils and staff from Ysgol Gymraeg Parc y Tywyn in Burry Port visited the Houses of Parliament in Westminster this week, together with their “tour guide” Mr Emyr Phillips who is known to many  in Burry Port for his former travel agency business. Whilst there, they met Nia Griffith MP and Lord Leslie Griffiths of Burry Port. Nia took the visitors around parliament, showing them where the Queen arrives for the state opening of Parliament, as well as the Chamber…

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Privilege to support Hospital Tea ?>

Privilege to support Hospital Tea

What a privilege it was to join the dedicated League of Friends of Prince Philip Hospital for their annual strawberry tea. Their tireless work fundraising for Prince Philip Hospital has enabled consultants to have access to state of the art equipment, and all this helps to attract high quality staff and build up departments – this is vital not only to provide the best for the residents of Llanelli, but also to strengthen the case to the Hywel Dda University…

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Demanding clarity on the Apprenticeship Levy ?>

Demanding clarity on the Apprenticeship Levy

Nia Griffith MP has been demanding clarity from the UK Government on how the UK Government’s Apprenticeship Levy will work. Nia explained; “ Firms operating in Wales will have to pay the UK Government’s Apprenticeship Levy, which will go into the UK Treasury. It is vital that we see that money come back to Wales to provide apprenticeships here. I know that employers in Wales, Welsh colleges which run apprenticeship courses and Ministers in Welsh Government are all concerned that…

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Next WASPI Campaign Meeting ?>

Next WASPI Campaign Meeting

The meeting will be at 6pm on Friday 22nd July at Glenalla Civic Hall, Glenalla Road, Llanelli, SA15 1EG. (Women Against State Pension Inequality)