Welsh Labour MS for Mid & West Wales

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Senedd debates pros and cons of giving Covid vaccines to children

Joyce quizzes minister about plan for ‘world-leading’ Wales

Members of the Welsh Parliament have discussed the ‘ethical and moral issues’ of vaccinating children against Covid-19.

Last week the UK Government’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency approved the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in children aged 12 to 15. However, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), the group of experts that advises the four UK governments, is yet to decide whether to approve the use of vaccines in children.Read more

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Joyce slams Tory hypocrisy on support for Welsh farmers

A local Senedd Member has criticised Conservatives for claiming to speak for farmers while pursuing trade deals which would devastate their industry.

Joyce Watson MS spoke in the Senedd debate about controversial plans to protect Welsh waterways from agricultural pollution.

Mrs Watson pointed out that there had been almost 3,000 agricultural pollution incidents in Wales in the last twenty years – more than three a week in the last three years.

Joyce Watson MS (Mid and West Wales) said:Read more

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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.