Kirsty Williams issues warning over no-deal Brexit following meetings with farming unions

After meetings with Wales’ two farming unions, Kirsty Williams has re-emphasised the importance of avoiding a no-deal Brexit - saying “the Conservative Government need to avoid a no-deal Brexit at all costs.”

On the evening of Monday 21st January Kirsty met the Welsh Council of NFU Cymru, and on the morning of Tuesday 22nd January she joined the Farmers’ Union of Wales at their Farmhouse Breakfast event. NFU Cymru and FUW have consistently stressed the need to avoid a no-deal Brexit.

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Kirsty Williams, Welsh Liberal Democrat AM for Brecon & Radnorshire, is urging Powys County Council to assist in getting a temporary Post Office service restored in Builth Wells, whilst a permanent solution is sought following the closure of the Post Office shop on December 27th last year.

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Details of Welsh Government investment in Powys broadband confirmed

The Welsh Government has committed to spending over £9.2million to provide better broadband for around 10,000 houses by March 2021.

It is the next step in the successor project to Superfast Cymru. Lot two, covering an area including Powys, has been awarded to BT.

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Funding to tackle sheep scab is a “positive step forward”, says Kirsty Williams AM

The Welsh Government has announced £5million to help eradicate sheep scab. The funding, through the Rural Development Programme, follows a recent proposal from industry representatives.

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Mobile postal services introduced in Cwmtwrch - changes to hours in Pontneddfechan, Glanrhyd, Coelbren and Ynyswen

The Post Office has confirmed details of changes to its outreach service, affecting communities in the South-West of Brecon and Radnorshire.

A mobile service is available in Cwmtwrch, and there have been slight changes in the timings of the service in Pontneddfechan, Glanrhyd, Coelbren and Ynyswen.

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Kirsty seeks views on the future of the free TV license for people over 75

People over 75 are currently entitled to a free TV license, but the Westminster Government are ending the funding for this.

The BBC are considering the options available to them and are running a consultation.

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