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Joyce seeks government update on Dawnus Construction collapse

A local politician has asked for Assembly time this week to question the Welsh Government about the collapse of a major construction company. It was reported last week that Swansea-based…

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

Last Friday marked International Women’s Day, an occasion close to my heart. I was in London, at Marlborough House, for a Commonwealth celebration, wearing my Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians hat. Talking…

AM welcomes new legislation to exempt care leavers from council tax

Joyce urges residents to check if they could be paying less council tax A local Assembly Member has supported a plan to exempt care leavers under 25 from paying council…

Local AM visits staff at new Bronglais Hospital ward

Joyce Watson AM has visited the recently improved cardiac and respiratory and cardiac ward at Bronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth. Hazel Davies, Bronglais Hospital General Manager, showed Mrs Watson around the reopened…

Welshpool Library – Joyce Watson AM Urges Powys County Council To Reconsider Merger

Joyce warns local people to check who they give their waste to, or risk facing fly-tipping fines

Fly-tipping fixed penalty changes approved Joyce Watson AM wants local residents to know that if they give their waste to unauthorised people to dispose of and then the waste is…

UK Government withholds ‘Brexit energy price hike’ information from Welsh ministers

The UK Government has refused to share its assessment of the impact of Brexit on energy prices, the Welsh Government has revealed. Questioned about fuel poverty by Labour’s Joyce Watson…

Joyce Watson AM, Politically Speaking column for the County Times

Did you know that the £95 million Newtown bypass has been funded by the Welsh Labour Government? I ask because reading press reports by certain Conservative politicians, you’d be forgiven…

Joyce seeks assurances for staff at Santander’s closing Pembroke branch

Local Assembly Member Joyce Watson sought assurances for the future of staff at Santander’s closing Pembroke branch. The Main Street branch in Pembroke is scheduled to close on 9 May…

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….