Welsh Labour MS for Mid & West Wales


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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 natural wilderness habitats, could make a contribution towards cutting the nation’s carbon emissions, according to conservation groups such as Rewilding Britain.


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 Prevention Week (14 – 24 June), the Labour Mid and Wales member warned that the approaching school holidays are the peak time for accidents. She called on the government to continue to support water safety initiatives.