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Milford Haven oil spill: Joyce calls for urgent update

Equipment deployed to protect a stretch of Pembrokeshire shoreline from pollution will remain in place while the scale of last week’s oil spill is evaluated, the Welsh Government has announced….

Joyce poses Powys poultry question to new FM

Assembly member Joyce Watson has raised concerns about the number of intensive poultry units in Powys with First Minister Mark Drakeford. In his first question and answer session as government…

AM’s plea to ‘end the cycle of domestic violence’ after Hollie Kerrell’s murder at Knighton

More needs to be done to keep women like Hollie Kerrell, from Knighton, safe from domestic abuse, according to a Mid and West Wales AM. Joyce Watson has called for…

People in residential care to keep more of their money

Assembly member Joyce Watson has welcomed an increase in the amount of money people in residential care in Wales can keep. At the last Assembly election (2016) Welsh Labour pledged…

Joyce Watson AM’s column for the Brecon & Radnor Express

Not much is certain in politics, especially these days, but in Mark Drakeford Wales certainly has a dependable, hardworking and ambitious new leader.

‘Keep your cool at Christmas,’ says Joyce

Assembly member Joyce Watson is backing a campaign to crackdown on retail rudeness. As the final weekend before Christmas approaches, shopworkers’ union Usdaw is reminding people to show staff respect…

JOYCE THANKS PEMBROKESHIRE POSTMEN AND WOMEN AS THEY GEAR UP TO DELIVER A FIRST CLASS CHRISTMAS

Joyce Watson AM passed on Christmas greetings to postmen and women at Haverfordwest Christmas is Royal Mail’s busiest time of the year and Mrs Watson saw the hard work and…

Joyce Watson AM’s ‘Politically Speaking’ column

Donald Rumsfeld is not someone I would ordinarily quote but these are extraordinary times. During the Assembly’s Brexit debate on Tuesday I invoked his infamous ‘known unknowns’ and ‘unknown unknowns’…

Government reviews school delay for summer-born pupils in Wales

The Welsh Government is in talks with local education authorities about when summer-born children should start school.

Joyce Watson AM’s column for the Brecon & Radnor Express

I am delighted to join the roster of this publication’s columnists. I look forward to using this regular spot to keep readers updated on goings on at the Assembly, especially…