Welsh Labour MS for Mid & West Wales

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Joyce Watson MS’s ‘Politically Speaking’ column

It was a special honour for me to attend the official opening of the Sixth Senedd last Thursday. Because as well as the Queen, Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, the event was attended by some of Wales’ Covid Community Champions. The scheme celebrates those who went out of their way to help others and be kind throughout the toughest days of the pandemic, including: Delores Ho Sang, who lifted the spirits of many of Rhayader’s older and vulnerable residents; the tireless foodbank volunteers at Ystradgynlais Volunteer Centre; and Kelvyn Jenkins, the driving force behind turning Hay-on-Wye’s British Legion building into a thriving community hub and foodbank.Read more