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AMs welcome NHS Wales Bursary Scheme extension

LABOUR Assembly Members Joyce Watson and Eluned Morgan have welcomed the Welsh Government’s decision to continue funding training for student nurses, midwives and other key health professionals. The NHS Wales…

Joyce backs AberInnovation

A local Assembly Member has been briefed on the progress of a world-leading new science facility in Aberystwyth. Joyce Watson AM recently met the Chief Executive of AberInnovation at the…

Local AM supports Wales becoming a Nation of Sanctuary

Joyce pays tribute to local support groups Joyce Watson AM is speaking up during Refugee Week for those who seek sanctuary in Wales. The Mid and West Wales Assembly Member…

Rewilding projects are focus for AM

Mid and West Wales AM Joyce Watson led a National Assembly debate on the topic of rewilding on ‘World Environment Day’ earlier this month. So-called ‘Re-wilding’ projects, aimed at restoring…

AM highlights water safety campaign during Drowning Prevention Week

One person in the UK drowns accidentally every 20 hours Joyce Watson AM has highlighted the Welsh Government’s record on water safety. Speaking in the Senedd at the start Drowning…

‘Rewilding project vital in face of climate change’

Mid and West Wales AM Joyce Watson led a World Environment Day National Assembly for Wales debate on the topic of ‘rewilding’. Rewilded land is restored to its natural uncultivated…

Senedd debates ‘Rewilding’ on World Environment Day

“Public money must support public good, not private profit,” says Joyce   Joyce Watson AM led a World Environment Day (5 June) National Assembly for Wales debate on the topic…

Local AM gains First Minister assurances on threat to wildlife in Cardigan Bay

First Minister states Welsh Government’s opposition to seismic surveys   A local AM has gained a clear message from Wales’ First Minister that Welsh Government is opposed to any future…

“‘Politically Speaking’ column for the County Times” is locked ‘Politically Speaking’ column for the County Times

I was out campaigning in Brecon last week, ahead of the European elections. There is local interest – Matthew Dorrance, the leader of Powys council’s Labour group, is one of…

Mid and West Wales AM Joyce Watson puts case for vegan meals in schools

SCHOOLS in Wales should offer vegan meals every day without pupils having to make special requests, a politician has argued. In a debate on healthy school meals at the National…