Welsh Labour MS for Mid & West Wales


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Little Haven pub The Swan Inn saved (Western Telegraph)

AN iconic Pembrokeshire pub has been granted critical financial support, after Senedd member Joyce Watson stepped in to help.

The Swan Inn, which overlooks Little Haven beach, received coronavirus business support during the first national lockdown – but had not qualified for further assistance since last September, when the owners took over from the previous tenants.

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Angry’ First Minister slams ‘cruel’ benefit cut

Tens of thousands of Mid and West Wales families will be poorer, under Tory plan

A UK government policy to cut universal credit by £20 a week from April have been debated in the Senedd.

At a remote session of the Welsh Parliament on Tuesday (12 Jan) Labour’s Joyce Watson asked First Minister Mark Drakeford to oppose the plan – and to demand that the UK Government explain how hundreds of thousands of low-income families in Wales will cope with the £1040 per-year reduction.