Welsh Labour MS for Mid & West Wales

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£150m to retrofit social homes

I was pleased to see the Welsh Labour Government announce an additional £150m to retrofit social homes with new technologies and insulation to help curb Wales’ emissions. The ‘Optimised Retrofit Programme’ will assess what technologies work best in individual homes to ensure optimum energy efficiency, value for money and top environmental credentials.

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Animal Welfare Plan for Wales

The Welsh Labour Government has published its ‘Animal Welfare Plan for Wales’. It’s a five-year plan which outlines steps towards achieving the ambition on ensuring a good quality of life for all animals in Wales.

And it builds on what has already been achieved by the Welsh Government since it gained powers to legislate on animal welfare in 2006.
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All new schools and colleges in Wales to be Net Zero Carbon

I welcomed the announcement from Welsh Labour’s Education Minister, Jeremy Miles, that all new schools and college buildings, major refurbishment and extension projects will be required to meet net zero carbon targets from January.

Buildings will be required to be Net Zero Carbon in operation, which means producing zero or negative carbon emissions as part of their operational energy.Read more