Posts Tagged ‘Welsh Assembly Elections’
The Conservative Assembly candidate for Caerphilly has called on the Welsh Assembly to do more to help create private sector jobs.
In his first blog for Caerphilly Observer, Caerphilly’s Labour MP Wayne David shows there is still no love lost locally between his party and Plaid Cymru – despite it being Valentine’s Day.
Caerphilly’s Conservative Assembly candidate Owen Meredith is holding a public meeting on Thursday.
In the first of three planned meetings, Mr Meredith will be taking questions at Rudry Parish Hall from 7pm.
The Tory candidate for Caerphilly in May’s Welsh Assembly elections has announced the dates of two public meetings as he seeks to draw his election battle lines.
The Conservative Party has selected Caerphilly-born Owen Meredith as its candidate for the Welsh Assembly elections in May.
In his regular blog for Caerphilly Observer, Caerphilly Council leader Lindsay Whittle gives his take on recent news.
Caerphilly County Borough Council is to get £251million from the Welsh Assembly Government in annual funding.
The settlement, agreed by the coalition Labour and Plaid Cymru Welsh Assembly Government, will help fund services ranging from libraries and social services to highways and education.
Ron Davies, Plaid Cymru’s Assembly Candidate for Caerphilly, has called for the pay of further education college principals in Wales to be frozen after it was revealed they earn up to £152,000 a year.
Welsh Assembly Members have voted for a referendum on more law-making powers for the body.
On March 3 2011, voters will be asked: “Do you want the Assembly now to be able to make laws on all matters in the 20 subject areas it has powers for?”
The order will now be debated in both Houses of Parliament.
Former Welsh Secretary Ron Davies has been named the favourite to become Caerphilly’s next Assembly Member in 2011.
Lindsay Whittle, the leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council and Plaid Cymru Welsh Assembly candidate, has warned cuts in UK Border Agency staff could leave Wales open to more drug smuggling and increase the threat of terrorism.
Member of European Parliament for Wales Jill Evans will visit Caerphilly County Borough tomorrow in an effort to help boost tourism.