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

Action Needed To Tackle Aberconwy Flooding.

Further to the public meeting arranged by Janet Finch-Saunders, Assembly Member for Aberconwy, to discuss flooding in the Conwy Valley, action is being taken in an effort to try and tackle the problem.

Local MP secures change of heart from British Gas.

Local MP campaigning for British Gas to review their pre-payment and top-up arrangements has welcomed the news that the minimum top-up will return to just £1.

Robin Millar MP for Aberconwy highlighted the difficulties experienced by residents in rural parts of his own constituency especially Llanrwst and along the coast.

Shadow Welsh Minister for Social Care Hosts Therapy Dogs in the Senedd.

Janet Finch-Saunders, Shadow Welsh Minister for Social Care, hosted therapy dogs and their owners in the Senedd this week. 

The event, organised with Mrs Mary Oliver MBE, from Glan Conwy, aimed to improve awareness of the incredible work undertaken by therapy dogs, and the positive impact they can have on all our lives.

Welsh Assembly Votes to Punish Parents

The majority of Members of the Welsh Assembly who have just voted in favour of the smacking ban have been described as choosing to “vote to punish parents”.

This was the reaction by Janet Finch-Saunders AM, Shadow Welsh Minister for Social Care, Children and Young People, following the final debate on the Children (Abolition of the Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill, which is now set to become law.

Urgent Action Needed to Support Young People in Care.

Janet Finch-Saunders, Shadow Welsh Minister for Social Care, Children, and Young People, has called for urgent action to support young people in care.

Her call follow the release of a study by Cardiff University which highlights the serious scale of substance misuse among adolescents in residential care.

Finch-Saunders & Conwy Score for School Football

Janet Finch-Saunders AM, Shadow Welsh Minister for Children and Young People, has been working with Conwy County Borough Council to establish a schools county football team.