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South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle’s blog: September 9, 2015

 
Plaid Cymru AM Lindsay WhittleIn his regular blog for Caerphilly Observer South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle gives his take on recent news.

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New AM Lindsay Whittle waives £13,000 councillor allowance

 

The former leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council who stepped down after his election to the Welsh Assembly has said he will not be taking the £13,000 councillor allowance.

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New leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council elected

 
Cllr Allan Pritchard

Cllr Allan Pritchard

Penmaen councillor Allan Pritchard has been elected as the new leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council.

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Deputy leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council set to become new leader

 
Cllr Allan Pritchard

Cllr Allan Pritchard

UPDATE: New leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council elected

Plaid Cymru councillors on Caerphilly County Borough Council have nominated deputy leader Allan Pritchard as the person they want to be the new leader of the council.

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Caerphilly MP Wayne David’s blog: May 9

 

Caerphilly MP Wayne David.

Well, well. What a tremendous victory for Labour in Caerphilly.

Friday morning was certainly a ‘very good morning in Caerphilly and in all Wales’.

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Welsh Assembly Election: Labour win in Islywn, Caerphilly and Merthyr

 

Labour has held its seats in the three constituencies which cover Caerphilly County Borough.

Former county borough councillor Gwyn Price won in Islwyn with 57.9% of the vote while Huw Lewis was re-elected in Merthyr with 54.3%.

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Polls close in Welsh Assembly elections

 

Voting has closed in the Welsh Assembly elections.

Sixty Assembly Members will be elected in total made up of 40 constituencies and 20 regional AMs

Caerphilly County Borough covers three constituencies – Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney, Caerphilly and Islwyn.

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Caerphilly Council leader Lindsay Whittle’s blog: May 4

 
Lindsay Whittle, South Wales East Assembly Member

In his regular blog for Caerphilly Observer, Caerphilly Council leader Lindsay Whittle gives his take on recent news.

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Plaid’s Ron Davies demands police investigation after MP removes election placards

 

Ron Davies, Plaid’s Caerphilly Assembly candidate, has demanded a police investigation after Caerphilly Labour MP Wayne David removed Plaid election placards from residents’ gardens.

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Caerphilly and Newbridge leisure centres closed for Welsh Assembly election

 

Caerphilly and Newbridge leisure centres will be closed on Thursday for counting votes for the Welsh Assembly and AV Referendum elections.

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Candidates getting ready for Welsh Assembly elections on May 5

 

On May 5 Wales will go to the polls for the Welsh Assembly election and for the referendum on changing how Mps are elected to the UK Parliament.

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Conservative candidate Meredith wants “fairer” help for pensioners

 

The Conservative candidate for Caerphilly in May’s Assembly election has criticised the council for the way it hands out financial support to pensioners.

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