Wefan Gymraeg

Plaid’s “astonishing” hypocrisy on living wage and zero-hours contracts uncovered

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have uncovered figures that show nearly 4,000 people working for Plaid Cymru-led councils are not being paid the living wage, with nearly 600 are employed on zero-hours contracts.  This is despite Plaid Cymru recently writing to organisations urging them to pay the living wage.

The living wage, which is £7.85, is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually by the Living Wage Foundation based on the basic cost of living in the UK.

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Concern over impact of new food labelling regulations on Ceredigion’s traders

key_Market_food_labelling.jpgCeredigion’s Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has expressed concern over changes in EU food labelling laws which may affect traders at farmers markets, including food markets across Ceredigion.

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Mark Williams MP's Aspirations for 2015 - New Year Message

Ceredigion's Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has called for 6 goals to be realised in 2015, in his New Year message to Liberal Democrat supporters across his constituency. 

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Mark Williams judges winner of 'Lets Light Up Aber'

key_Light_Up_Aber.jpgCeredigions Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has judged Aberystwyth's Christmas window dressing competition 'Lets Light Up Aber.'

The competition has been introduced this year by the Aberystwyth Business improvement district steering group who have undertaken a number of pilot projects in the town to try and build and improve on the defined commercial area in Aberystwyth. 

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10% of households in Ceredigion eligible for home heating help

key_Home_Heat_Helpline.jpgNew research from Home Heat Helpline shows 10% of Ceredigion’s households are eligible for help to keep their home warm this winter.  As a result, Home Heat Helpline (0800 33 66 99) is encouraging people to find out what they could be entitled to.

Homes that may qualify include all those living in certain deprived areas as well as low income pensioners, disadvantaged families with children or those with a disability that live in a rural area. 

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Mark Williams urges drivers in mid-Wales to drive safely over the festive period

As the festive season gets underway Ceredigion’s Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams is urging drivers in Ceredigion and across mid-Wales to avoid drink and drug driving, as new data from MoneySuperMarket shows that the mid-Wales region has highest rate of drink and drug driving convictions in the country.

The MoneySuperMarket price comparison website has analysed eleven million car insurance quotes over the last twelve months and the data reveals that in the mid-Wales region 1.81 drivers per 1000 have a conviction which is the highest in the country.  The LD postcode – which stretches from the Brecon Beacons to Llandrindod Wells - has the highest proportion of motorists with drink or drug driving offences on their records - double the rate of some areas of London - with 1.9 per 1,000 drivers having convictions.

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Mark Williams welcomes £10,000 grant for Hafod Church in Cymystwyth

Ceredigion’s Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has congratulated St Michael and All Angels Church in Cymystwyth on receiving £10,000 from the National Church Trust Community Grant.

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£250m deal will help safeguard our post offices - Williams

Ceredigion’s Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has welcomed the Government’s announcement this week which guarantees the future of the Post Office Card Account system.  This will ensure people without a bank account can receive benefits and tax credits.

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Mark Williams joins forces with the British Heart Foundation

key_British_Heart_Foundation.jpgCeredigion’s Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has joined the British Heart Foundation in the fight against cardiovascular disease in Ceredigion.

The British Heart Foundation estimate that in Ceredigion 11,600 people are living with cardiovascular disease, and 3,631 people have been diagnosed with coronary heart disease (heart attack and angina) across the county.  

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Mark Williams ‘on board’ with campaign to re-open Aberystwyth to Carmarthen rail line

key_Aber_to_Carmarthen.jpgCeredigion’s Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Mark Williams has added support to the campaign to re-open the Aberystwyth to Carmarthen rail line, marking the 50th Anniversary of the last use of the train line (on 12th December 1964) by visiting the signal box records collected that day by Bryn Ebenezer, Penparcau.

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