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Kirsty Williams - Assembly Member for Brecon and Radnorshire

Thank you for visiting my website.

It has been my privilege to represent Brecon and Radnorshire in the National Assembly for Wales since 1999. I am passionate about our area and am always happy to stand up for our communities.

I put local people first and this website shows some of the work I've been doing in the Assembly and here in Brecon and Radnorshire.

If you think there is anything I can do for you, please get in touch. I'm here to help.

With thanks and best wishes,

Kirsty Williams

Latest news

  • Article: Apr 2, 2014

    The Welsh Government has been accused of burying its head in the sand over serious concerns regarding Children & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) services in Wales. This follows warnings that there has been little progress since a review in 2009 and young people continue to be put at risk with a failure to address significant safety issues.

  • Mark Williams MP
    Article: Mar 31, 2014

    Today it has been announced that the Government is seeking to bring forward proposals in the Queen's Speech to amend the criminal law on child neglect to ensure it includes emotional and psychological neglect, following intense pressure from Mark Williams MP and Action for Children. This is the culmination of a long campaign, which has sought to see the law changed through amendments proposed in the House of Lords, and most recently through Mark Williams' Child Maltreatment Bill.

  • Peter Black portrait (Richard Thomas)
    Article: Mar 31, 2014

    The Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Housing and Local Government, Peter Black has called on the government to include a statutory duty in the Housing (Wales) Bill for its own Ministers to set termly targets for the supply of new affordable homes.

    Mr. Black has tabled an amendment for consideration by the Assembly when it debates the general principles of the Housing (Wales) Bill on Tuesday. He believes that the haphazard approach to targets, including the definition of what is and is not an affordable home can be cleared up with a statutory duty.

  • Eluned Parrott portrait (Stephen Radford)
    Article: Mar 26, 2014

    Eluned Parrott, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Transport, has spoken of her disbelief today after the Transport Minister appeared not to know her own Government's business case for electrification.

    When asked about details of the business case Edwina Hart, said she was unable to answer as she was not aware what was in the document and hadn't brought a copy with her.

  • Peter Black portrait (Richard Thomas)
    Article: Mar 26, 2014

    The Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Housing and Local Government, Peter Black has reiterated his support for a change in regulations allowing for flexible council tax charges on empty properties.

    Speaking ahead of an Assembly debate on Council Tax, Mr Black said:

    "I have been advocating changes in regulations allowing Local Authorities to increase charges on empty properties for several years. The Welsh Liberal Democrats brought this debate to the Assembly back in 2008 and several times since then.

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