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Stop blaming UK Government for broadband delivery failure across Wales.

North Wales Assembly Member Mark Isherwood has criticised the Welsh Government for failing to deliver on its promise to ensure that all residential and business premises would have next generation broadband by 2015, failing to protect the communities which have been left behind following the completion of its Superfast Cymru phase 1, and failing to recognise that it was the UK Government who kick-started the process.

Access to Cystic Fibrosis Medicines Promised

The Welsh Government has announced this week that patients in Wales should have access to Orkambi and Symkevi: life changing drugs for people with cystic fibrosis.  There is now an agreement in principal on terms with Vertex Pharmaceuticals, which should see highest priority patients accessing tr

Success for Snowdonia National Park.

With Snowdonia National Park Authority facing a cash cliff edge which would have drastically changed the National Park, an extra  £1,858,540 million has been secured for Snowdonia.  This follows a strong campaign by Janet Finch-Saunders, Assembly Member for Aberconwy, to help reverse the threat of a half a million cut in funding by the Welsh Government.

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.

How We’re Investing in Young Peoples’ Mental Health

We’re investing more into young people’s mental health to help children get the best possible start in life. Read the article to find out more about what we’re doing to help mental health in the UK.