Aberconwy

Like all the constituencies covered by the North West Wales Multi-Constituency Conservative Association, Aberconwy is a UK Parliamentary and Welsh Assembly constituency.  The Assembly seat was first contested in the 2007 Welsh Assembly elections, the Parliamentary seat in 2010.  At the last Parliamentary election it was a Conservative/Labour marginal, whilst at the last Assembly election it was a Conservative/Plaid Cymru/Labour marginal.

The constituency was created from the former Conwy and Meirionydd Nant Conwy constituencies and is based around the boundaries of the former Aberconwy Borough Council area.  The main population centres in Aberconwy are Llandudno, Conwy, Llandudno Junction, Penmaenmawr, Llanfarifechan and Llanrwst.

Aberconwy sits within Conwy County Borough and is made up of the following electoral divisions:  Betws-y-Coed, Bryn, Caerhun, Capelulo, Conwy, Craig Y Don, Deganwy, Eglwysbach, Gogarth, Gower, Llansanffraid (Glan Conwy), Marl, Mostyn, Pandy, Pant Yr Afon/Penmaenan, Penrhyn, Pensarn, Trefriw, Tudno and Uwch Conwy.

News

Perfect time to inspire improved physical activity.

With Wales having finished fourth in the Rugby Wold Cup, Janet Finch-Saunders, Assembly Member for Aberconwy, and Shadow Minister for Social Care, Children, Young People, and Older People, has called for a major push to encourage individuals to undertake physical activity.  This follows the finding that the percentage of adults in Wales undertaking less than 30 minutes of exercise has fallen since 2016-17, whilst there has been no improvement in the number undertaking exercise for more than half an hour a week.

Shadow Minister Calls for Emergency Funding to help Looked After Children.

With new data showing that the number of looked after children in Wales has reached the highest number since records began in 2003, Janet Finch-Saunders, Assembly Member for Aberconwy, and Shadow Welsh Minister for Social Care, Children, Young People, has called for emergency funding to help local authorities where an extra financial strain caused by the increase in number and complexity of cases can be proven.

Positive Progress towards Sufficient School Funding.

Following the publication of the School Funding in Wales Report by the Children, Young People and Education Committee, and the acceptance of all recommendations by the Welsh Government and National Assembly for Wales during yesterday’s debate, Janet Finch-Saunders, Shadow Minister for Children and Young People, and member of the Education Committee has welcomed the ‘positive progress towards sufficient school funding’.

Increase in the number of babies subjected to care proceedings across Wales.

Following the publication of the study which provides the first-ever picture of the extent to which newborn babies and infants are subject to care proceedings in Wales, Janet Finch-Saunders, Shadow Minister for Children and Social Care, has called on the Welsh Government to take urgent action to help clarify the change in practice, and the implications of this for children, families, and local authorities.

Playgrounds “in peril” says Shadow Minister for Children and Young People.

With local councils and voluntary groups across Aberconwy struggling to find the money to maintain playgrounds across the County, Janet Finch-Saunders, Shadow Minister for Children and Young People, has called on the Minister for Local Government to recognise that playgrounds are in peril and reverse settlement cuts.