Welsh Government refusal to open additional pharmacy in Pontardawe criticised
Sioned Williams, Plaid Cymru Member of Senedd for South Wales West this week challenged the Welsh Government's refusal to back calls for an additional pharmacy in Pontardawe.
Sioned Williams demands emergency support following Neath Floods
Plaid Cymru Member of Senedd for South Wales West, Sioned Williams today called on the Welsh Government to provide emergency funding for Neath Port Talbot Council and affected residents and businesses following last Thursday’s floods, which saw extensive flooding in the Melincryddan area of Neath.
New Audit Office Report on Poverty in Wales supports calls made by Sioned Williams MS
Today a new report by the Wales Audit Office has called for a new strategy and targets to tackle poverty in Wales which Plaid Cymru and anti-poverty campaigners have long been calling for.
I call on The Boundary Commission for Wales to Amend ‘Undemocratic’ Revised Proposals for the Swansea Valley.
Plaid Cymru MS for South Wales West Sioned Williams has called on The Boundary Commission for Wales to look again at the revised proposals published today which would see the Swansea Valley sharing an MP with Brecon and Radnorshire.
Sioned supports alternative careers for girls in DVLA visit
Careers in science, technology, engineering and maths are not just for boys, was the message at an alternative careers event for girls at the DVLA in Swansea. Sioned was pleased to be invited by Wales’ leading gender equality charity, Chwarae Teg partnered with the DVLA to attend the Not Just for Boys event on the 14th of October. Not Just for Boys aims to give girls in years 8 and 9, from invited local schools, the chance to find out more about different career options before they choose their GCSE subjects.
Welsh Government commits to Plaid Cymru policy on warm banks
The Welsh Government has today committed to earmark £1m to spend on warm banks, following calls by Sioned Williams MS and others.
Sioned Williams praises NPT Council on free school meals delivery
Plaid Cymru MS for South Wales West, Sioned Williams has praised Neath Port Talbot Council for its “successful implementation” of the first phase of the new free school meals policy, following a visit to Alltwen Primary school with NPT Cabinet Member for Education, Cllr Nia Jenkins.
Call on NPT council to act on derelict building in town centre
I recently wrote to NPT Council regarding the abandoned Reggae Reptiles business premises on Queen Street, Neath. Not only is this as a horrendous eyesore on one of the busiest streets in the heart of the town, it could pose a danger to public health and safety and to the infrastructure of the neighbouring properties. I feel this situation has been left unaddressed for far too long.
Free school meals for primary school pupils to start in September
Thanks to Plaid Cymru, free school meals for primary school pupils in Wales will begin in September.
Sioned Williams meets local business owners following increase in town centre crime
Plaid Cymru MS for South Wales West, Sioned Williams today met with local businesses in Neath following a burglary incident in the town centre.