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ISHERWOOD: SHADOW HOUSING MINISTER QUESTIONS WELSH GOVERNMENT OVER £900 MILLION HOUSING REVENUE LOST TO WALES PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 17 December 2010 14:27
 SHADOW Housing Minister, Mark Isherwood, has questioned the Deputy Housing Minister this week over Welsh Government action to stop housing revenue account transfers from Wales, with £900 million already lost since 2000.The Welsh Government has now asked the UK Government to end to the transfers from Wales.

Mr Isherwood, Welsh Conservative AM for North Wales, criticised the Welsh Government for taking so long to address this and asked when an announcement will be made on the UK Treasury’s response.

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ISHERWOOD: FEARS FUEL-POOR OLDER HOUSEHOLDERS MAY BE LEFT IN THE COLD PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 17 December 2010 14:24
 

A NORTH Wales Assembly Member has challenged the Welsh Government over the eligibility criteria for its new fuel poverty programme, highlighting Age Cymru’s concerns that it could lead to fuel-poor older householders missing out.

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ISHERWOOD:??TOO MANY ?YOUNG PEOPLE IN WALES NOT PREPARED FOR THE WORKING WORLD PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 December 2010 09:32

 

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TOO many young people in Wales are being let down by the education system as they are not being prepared for the working world, a North Wales Assembly Member has said today.

Mark Isherwood has criticised the Welsh Government for not acting on the evidence of the 2003 ‘Lost Children of Wales’ report which found that young people and Welsh business were looking for a transformation in 14-19 education that would focus on the development of leadership, teamwork, communication and creativity.

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ISHERWOOD: AM WELCOMES NEWS ON ?LONG-AWAITED A5104 SPEED LIMIT REDUCTION PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 December 2010 09:30

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AN Assembly Member, who for years has been involved in the campaign for a reduced speed limit on the A5104 Corwen Road, was delighted to hear this week that it could be enforced before the end of this year.

For years people have been campaigning for?a reduced speed limit on the stretch from Coed?Talon to Treuddyn. Residents who live near the A5104 say the current speed limit of 60mph is dangerous and does not reflect the reality of driving conditions in the area.

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ISHERWOOD: ?AM SUPPORTS SPECIAL CARE BABIES AT SENEDD RECEPTION PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 December 2010 09:30

 

MARK Isherwood AM showed his support for special care babies in the North Wales region at a Senedd reception last week.

The reception marked the launch of a report by the special care baby charity Bliss, ‘Still a long way to go’, looking at neonatal services in Wales today.

The report? reveals that there is a shortage nurses to care for the 4,000 babies in need of specialist hospital care each year in Wales which has led to neonatal units having to close to babies needing specialist care. Neonatal units are also working way above the recommended occupancy level.

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