17 June, 2020
The other day, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that the UK economy shrank by 20.4% in April, due to the effects from the coronavirus pandemic that saw the UK in lockdown and employees being furloughed from their jobs and the self-employed being unable to work. This is the bigges...
12 June, 2020
The last few months since the lockdown has been hard for everyone, and it looks as if it could continue for a while, yet.
Newly released figures show that 8.9 million jobs have been furloughed and 2.6 million claims have been submitted to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme. Acting Leader o...
29 August, 2019
Protest Against Suspension of Parliament - Castle Square, Haverfordwest, at 12 Noon Saturday 31st August 2019
In conjunction with Pembrokeshire for Europe we are organising a protest against the Suspension of Parliament by Prime Minister Johnson.
Saturday, 31st August at 12 noon in Castle Square,...
20 August, 2019
Last weekend the Sunday Times printed details of a leaked civil service document (“Operation Yellowhammer”) on Britain's readiness to leave the European Union on 31 October without a deal.
The report is alarming:-
Some fresh food will be less available and more expensive. This will particularly ...
16 June, 2019
Chair - Pembrokeshire Liberal Democrats
For over 3 years now, the national news has been dominated by Brexit and the UK leaving the EU. The referendum result claimed the political scalp of David Cameron who immediately resigned the result came through that we had voted by a n...
16 June, 2019
Pembrokeshire Liberal Democrats have expressed their concern at the decision taken by the BBC to save £450m a year from 2020, to remove the free TV licence for those over 75 years of age from those pensioners not in receipt of Pension Credit. This could see 3.7m pensioners currently benefitting f...
11 June, 2019
Alistair Cameron, Welsh Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for West Carmarthen and South Pembrokeshire has called for urgent changes to Universal Credit following revelations that the number of people seeking emergency food has increased by 25% since it was rolled out in Pembrok...
02 June, 2019
Philip Alston, the United Nations rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights has just delivered a damning report on poverty in Britain:-
“There are 14 million people living in poverty, record levels of hunger and homelessness, falling life expectancy for some groups, ever fewer community serv...
11 April, 2019
Welsh Liberal Democrat leader, Jane Dodds made her first official visit to Pembrokeshire on Thursday 4th April, when she met local party members at the Mariner's Hotel in Haverfordwest. Jane was welcomed to the meeting by Pembrokeshire Local Party Chair, Andrew Lye.