Lee Waters MS holds Llanelli School Summit to get pupils involved in Welsh Democracy

LOCAL Member of the Senedd, Lee Waters has held the third Llanelli School Council Summit in the Welsh Parliament for secondary school pupils from across the constituency. Over 70 pupils from schools right across the area visited the Senedd to learn how the Welsh Parliament works and take part in debates in Continue Reading

Senedd event highlights the need for more support for those living with chronic pain

THE Chronic Pain Policy Coalition held an event at the Senedd to highlight the issues facing those in Wales who live with persistent pain. The event was sponsored by Russell George AM. The Montgomeryshire AM chaired the event which heard from Wales’ leading pain experts, people living with pain, and Continue Reading

AM steadfast in opposition to Town Council’s stance on ‘right to vote’ for prisoners

FOLLOWING the motion passed by a coalition of Town Councillors to oppose giving prisoners the right to vote, Labour AM Lee Waters has not committed to changing his view on the matter, but affirms he is “very keen to work with the town council” on issues that directly improve Llanelli. Continue Reading

Welsh Government opt not to call in planning for Wellness Village

THE Welsh Government have decided not to call in a planning application for the proposed Wellness and Life Science Development at Delta Lakes in Llanelli despite requests based on issues raised including; The site is within a flood plain and is contrary to TAN 15; The effect on local wildlife Continue Reading

Assembly Members back Clean Air Day

MID and West AM Helen Mary Jones and North Wales AM Llyr Gruffydd have tabled a statement of opinion in support of Clean Air Day (20 June 2019). Plaid Cymru Mid and West AM Helen Mary Jones, Shadow Health Minister said: “Air pollution causes an estimated 2,000 deaths per year Continue Reading

Hamilton pledges to fight by-election on Brexit Ticket

UKIP’S Neil Hamilton has thrown his hat into the ring for the Newport West by-election. The outspoken AM for Mid and West Wales has spoken to Llanelli Online ahead of the launch of his campaign. We began by asking Mr Hamilton: Newport West has been a Labour stronghold for over Continue Reading

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