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ISHERWOOD: CROSS-PARTY GROUP TO ‘BANG THE DRUM’ FOR HOUSING PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 10 February 2011 14:09
 ASSEMBLY Members from all four parties have come together to make sure the next Welsh Government continues to see housing as a key political and resource priority. Speaking at the launch of the cross-party housing group Shadow Housing Minister and group member, Mark Isherwood AM, said: “There are simply not enough decent homes in Wales, at a price people can afford, to meet demand, with consequences for the health and well being of people and the stability of communities. 
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ISHERWOOD: PEOPLE POWER WAY FORWARD FOR STRONGER, FAIRER WALES PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 10 February 2011 14:08
  PROJECTS in North Wales which give local people more power have been championed this afternoon by a politician for the region who said they are helping to build a stronger, fairer Wales.

Speaking in the Welsh Conservative Debate on Citizens at the Centre of Local Government, Welsh Conservative AM for North Wales, Mark Isherwood, welcomed the Participatory Budget projects delivered in North Wales by Together Creating Communities (TCC), based in Wrexham, stressing “that if you give people more power, they will behave more responsibly – and that Government at all levels can’t solve all our problems on its own.”

 
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ISHERWOOD: AM CONCERNED NORTH WALES BUSINESSES ARE STILL BEING OVERLOOKED PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 10 February 2011 14:08
   ALMOST a year to the day since he raised with the First Minister the fact North Wales businesses are being overlooked in favour of outside contractors, North Wales AM, Mark Isherwood, has called for a Welsh Government statement on the issue of local procurement and supporting local businesses, stressing that businesses in the region are still missing out.

Mr Isherwood made the request during yesterday’s Business Statement when he referred to the  recent concerns expressed by North Wales businesses.

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ISHERWOOD: AM BACKS AUTISM CHARITY CALLS PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 10 February 2011 14:07
 MARK Isherwood, Welsh Conservative AM for North Wales, has welcomed a new report published by the National Autistic Society Cymru (NAS Cymru) into services for people affected by autism, and has called on the Welsh Government and local authorities to continue to develop autism support in Wales.

Titled The Life We Choose: Shaping Autism Services in Wales, the report reveals that many people affected by autism say that their needs are still not being met.  For example, 54% of adults with autism who were surveyed said that they were not getting all of the services and support that they needed.

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ISHERWOOD: AM REGRETS 150 JOB LOSSES AT TETRA PAK PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 10 February 2011 14:07
 WELSH Conservative AM for North Wales, Mark Isherwood, has spoken of his “deep regret” regarding the loss of up to 150 jobs at Tetra Pak in Wrexham.Today concluded collective consultation regarding its proposal to discontinue roll-fed production at its Wrexham factory. The process has resulted in an agreement to cease roll-fed production in Wrexham at the end of April 2011, with the loss of up to 150 jobs. Affected employees are now being consulted on an individual basis. Mr Isherwood said: “I deeply regret the loss of these jobs and our thoughts must be with the affected employees and their families.“I have visited Tetra Pak twice during the consultation process for discussions with management and unions and the employees can not be praised high enough for the responsible and professional stance they have taken.“As the company states, the focus now must be on helping the affected staff to secure jobs and a secure future and I welcome the company’s initiative in inviting dozens of local employers on to the site over the coming weeks to witness for themselves the skills of this world class manufacturing workforce.” ENDS North Wales AM Mark Isherwood, Shadow Minister for Social Justice and Housing  
 
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