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Don’t increase flood risk PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 15 April 2014 10:01

Nia Griffith MP has told the Welsh government planning inspector that there should be no new building where it would increase the risk of flooding to existing homes. Speaking up this week at the inquiry into Carmarthenshire’s local development plan, the MP likened Llanelli’s landscape to a top hat, saying:

 
Warm words are not enough – the First Minister must act PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 25 March 2014 12:18

Plaid Cymru warns that action is needed to halt the decline of the language.

 
Plaid Cymru Youth to host event with Leanne Wood PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 13 March 2014 11:14

On Monday March 24th Plaid Cymru Youth’s latest branch, Plaid Cymru Youth Sir Gar, will be holding an informal evening with Leanne Wood AM, open to anyone under the age of 30.

 
Sports Fees U-Turn Victory PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 11 March 2014 22:18

Sports clubs across Carmarthenshire are celebrating after a Plaid Cymru motion calling on the County Council to freeze a highly-controversial plan to increase charges for sporting facilities was passed in full council last Friday, 7 March.

 
Keith Davies AM calls for review of pitch fees and consultation with Carmarthenshire clubs PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 07 March 2014 11:10

 

Llanelli Assembly Member has used a question to the sports minister, John Griffiths to highlight concerns raised with him over plans to increase the charges for pitch fees by Carmarthenshire Council from this April.

 

 

 
Leanne Wood: “Wales faces a choice of two futures” PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 07 March 2014 11:06

Leader warns of dangers for Wales being dragged to the margins following Euro election.

 

 
Privatising the Land Registry would be daylight robbery PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 28 February 2014 12:48

Nia Griffith MP has called threats to privatise the Land Registry nothing short of daylight robbery.

 
Plaid Cymru calls for Welsh Government to step in over bedroom tax as figures reveal huge demand from struggling tenants PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 28 February 2014 12:46

Demand for financial help from Welsh councils as a result of benefit changes has risen by up to 420%, according to information obtained by Plaid Cymru under the Freedom of Information Act.

 
Plaid slams council for backing councillors who admitted unlawful action PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 27 February 2014 20:59

Plaid Cymru has slammed Labour and Independent councillors in Carmarthenshire for backing council leaders who’d just admitted they’d acted unlawfully in aiding their Chief Executive to dodge paying tax.

 
Council notes findings of audit office indemnity report PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 27 February 2014 20:42

THE council has voted to note the findings of the Welsh Audit Office report in relation to the indemnity for libel counterclaim in the case of the Chief Executive.

 
Mark James out of office till police investigate PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 14 February 2014 17:42

Statement by Cllr Kevin Madge, Leader of Carmarthenshire County Council:

“By mutual agreement the Chief Executive Mr Mark James will no longer undertake his duties as Chief Executive from now until Police enquiries concerning the two Wales Audit Office Public Interest Reports have been concluded."

 
‘Labour in Crisis in Carmarthenshire’ PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 10 February 2014 20:23

Carmarthenshire branch in ‘special measures’ and controlled from Cardiff, says Plaid.

 
Plaid call on Council Chair to invite Auditor to extraordinary meeting PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 10 February 2014 17:32

Plaid Cymru County Councillor and Chair of Carmarthenshire Council’s Audit Committee, Councillor David Jenkins, has called for the Wales Audit Office Auditor, Mr Anthony Barrett, to be invited to the Council’s extraordinary meeting to present his two reports.

 
Plaid Cymru responds to Labour AM’s call for Chief Executive suspension PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 07 February 2014 21:06

'Carmarthenshire Assembly Member Rhodri Glyn Thomas has responded to the comments made by Labour AM Keith Davies who has today called for the suspension of Carmarthenshire Council’s Chief Executive, Mark James.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 February 2014 21:08
 
Suspend council chief now, says Keith Davies AM PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 07 February 2014 20:58

The comments follow an auditor's report that found that payments made to Mark James when he opted out of the staff pension scheme were unlawful.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 February 2014 21:04
 
Cllr Caiach hits out at Council Press Dept PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 07 February 2014 20:43

Cllr Sian Caiach of Carmarthenshire County Council has issued a statement to the Council's own Press Dept after their Press Releases (click here to read).  She has also asked the Chief Constable for a full investigation:

Last Updated on Friday, 07 February 2014 20:51
 
Legal advice given by barristers to Council PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 05 February 2014 20:41

Legal advice given by two barristers to Carmarthenshire Council is being circulated to all members.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014 20:46
 
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