Council tax exemption for care leavers a positive step, says Kirsty

Kirsty Williams has welcomed an initiative that will see council tax scrapped for young people leaving the care system in Wales. New legislation will mean all care leavers under 25 will be exempt from council tax. Some local authorities had already taken this step but many had not. The Wales-wide...

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Kirsty visits primary school in support of work helping children to stay safe

Kirsty visits primary school in support of work helping children to stay safe

Kirsty Williams, Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for Brecon and Radnorshire, visited Llanfaes CP School (in Brecon) to see NSPCC’s ‘Speak Out Stay Safe’ service in action. ‘Speak Out Stay Safe’ is part of NSPCC’s preventative work on supporting schools and keeping children safe. The servi...

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Kirsty welcomes Bracken Trust funding boost of nearly half a million

Kirsty welcomes Bracken Trust funding boost of nearly half a million

Kirsty Williams has welcomed the news that the Bracken Trust will receive £499,964 in funding from the National Lottery Community Fund over the next five years. The Bracken Trust delivers services to people suffering or recovering from cancer, empowering people to live with, through and beyond ca...

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On World Cancer Day, Kirsty encourages support for people to maintain a healthy body weight

On World Cancer Day, Kirsty encourages support for people to maintain a healthy body weight

Kirsty Williams AM is marking World Cancer Day by highlighting the importance of supporting people to maintain a healthy body weight. Cancer Research UK estimate that, in the Powys Teaching Health Board area, 27.4% of 4-5 year olds are overweight or obese. The charity says that obese children are...

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Best of Mid Wales showcased in trade delegation

Best of Mid Wales showcased in trade delegation

On Thursday 31st January the ‘Growing Mid Wales Partnership’ held an exhibition in the National Assembly for Wales. The exhibition showcased businesses in Mid Wales and promoted the potential for a Mid Wales growth deal.

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Kirsty Williams welcomes the publication of refugee and asylum seeker action plan

Kirsty Williams AM has welcomed the publication of a Welsh Government plan containing a series of actions to improve the lives of people seeking sanctuary in Wales. ‘Nation of Sanctuary – Refugee and Asylum Seeker Plan’ was published on Tuesday 29 January. It follows a report in the National Asse...

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About Kirsty

Since being elected as a Lib Dem Assembly Member in 1999, Kirsty Williams has gained a reputation as a tireless worker for the people of Brecon and Radnorshire. She has helped local people with tens of thousands of individual issues and problems as well as leading countless high profile campaigns in our area.

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