“A real blow for access to justice” – Kirsty Williams

The Conservative Government in Westminster has recommended closing a number of courts in Wales including Brecon Law Courts.

There will now be a period of consultation on the closures which Kirsty Williams, AM for Brecon and Radnorshire  is urging local people to respond to try to halt the closure. The consultation will run for 12 weeks until 8 October.

There is a long history of justice in Brecon notably with the regular Assize Courts in what is now Brecon Museum which opened in 1842. These were where a High Court Judge would visit to hear serious criminal cases.

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Kirsty Williams raises concern over paediatric care

Kirsty Williams, AM for Brecon and Radnorshire, has raised concerns about paediatric care in health boards that serve her constituents.

Kirsty raised the concerns after hearing from residents and health professionals that that Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABU) and Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board (ABMU) were struggling to fill their rotas, potentially putting services under threat.

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‘Welsh Government must work to secure future of Wales YFC ’ – Kirsty and Roger

Following the news that Wales YFC has been unsuccessful in its recent bid for a renewal of its core funding, Kirsty Williams and Roger Williams, AM and MP for Brecon and Radnorshire have called on the First Minister to ensure that the impact that this loss of funding will have on the future of the Young Farmer’s Movement in Wales is fully assessed.

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Six Nations must stay on free-to-view TV - Kirsty Williams

Reacting to reports that the Six Nations rugby tournament could be shown from pay-to-view television channels in the future, Kirsty Williams, Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, said:

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