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Plaid Cymru welcomes extension of education consultation on Ysgol Mynyddygarreg

Consultations that are being carried out under the School Organisation Code for Wales 2018 will be extended until July 16

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Plaid–led council proposes capping council tax rise to £1 a week

Pound coinThe Plaid Cymru led Carmarthenshire County Council is likely to cut the council tax increase for the coming year from the originally proposed 4.9% to 3.95%. That would mean a weekly increase of £1 on the average Band D property.

 

There's been a significant impact on the council’s budget during the past year due to Covid-19. Around £20m has been incurred in extra costs; about £10m. income lost; and Council Tax collection is currently around £2million lower than expected.

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Welsh Government in the slow lane for Llanelli development

Welsh Government choose to stay in the slow lane for Llanelli development

Plaid Cymru Llanelli have called on the Welsh Government to stop being in the slow lane about developing Llanelli, the calls come as Carmarthenshire County Council continues to invest in Tyisha ward.

This year the Plaid Cymru led council:

  • will be recruiting new community wardens who will patrol the Tyisha ward to help cut anti-social behaviour.
  • appoint a new project development officer to help create a new community hub to plan activities for children, young people, and the adults in the ward.
  • Started survey work on the old Copperworks School site where it is planned to build low-cost affordable family homes.Llanelli Slow Lane
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Plaid Carmarthenshire cut Council tax increase

Despite the devastating financial impact of Covid on the council’s income and expenditure, the Plaid-led Carmarthenshire County Council’s Executive Board agreed this morning to cut the proposed council tax rise for the coming year from just under 4.9% to less than 4.5%.  

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Sustainable recovery “key” to tackling inequality - Helen Mary Jones MS launches report on rebuilding Welsh economy after Coronavirus

A sustainable economy recovery is “key” to tackling social and economic inequality according to a report commissioned by Plaid Cymru’s Shadow Economy Minister Helen Mary Jones.

 

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Carmarthenshire Council calls on Welsh Govt to introduce stricter measures to control second homes

The ‘double whammy’ of Covid-19 and Brexit is accelerating the demand for second homes in west Wales and making it increasingly difficult for local people to buy their first home, Carmarthenshire County Council heard today.

picture: Cllr Cefin Campbell

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Cyngor Sir Gâr yn galw ar Lywodraeth Cymru i gyflwyno mesurau llymach i reoli ail gartrefi

Mae 'ergyd ddwbl' Covid-19 a Brexit yn cyflymu'r galw am ail gartrefi yng ngorllewin Cymru, gan wneud hi'n fwyfwy anodd i bobl leol brynu eu cartref cyntaf, clywodd cynghorwyr Sir Caerfyrddin y bore 'ma.

Pic: Cyng Cefin Campbell

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Plaid Carmarthenshire leading on Free School Meals

Carmarthenshire County Council has called on Welsh Government to ensure that all children from low-income families and all pupils in the first three years in primary school should be eligible for free school meals, as the first steps towards free meals for all pupils in Wales.

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Garden Suburbs and gardening in Trimsaran with Helen Mary Jones

Helen Mary Jones, Member of the Senedd for Mid & West Wales, visited Trimsaran on Saturday for the first of many socially restricted street surgeries in the area. Ms Jones MS also donated and planted a fruit tree at Trimsaran Community Centre.

Helen Mary Jones Llanelli

https://www.facebook.com/HelenMaryJonesPlaid/videos/2851185735157979 

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