The publication of ‘Put Recovery First’: The Welsh Liberal Democrat Manifesto for the 2021 Senedd Cymru/Welsh Parliament Elections has been welcomed by the Welsh Liberal Democrat candidates contesting Powys’s two constituencies.

 The innovative and ambitious programme of government sets out the policy priorities of the Welsh Liberal Democrats for the next five-year Senedd term with a focus on building a sustainable and fair economic and social recovery after the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Our Six Point Plan for Nature

Our six-point plan for Nature and Biodiversity
In the last year, we have all come to appreciate the spaces and places around us, and many of us have found the natural environment around us wanting. We believe that access to nature is more than just about the critical task of protecting our planet and our wildlife, and cleaning up the air we breathe, but it’s good for our health and wellbeing too.
Biodiversity loss in Wales has been dramatic with most mammals, farmland birds, invertebrates, and flower-rich unimproved grasslands having suffered drastic declines.
We need our land and our water to recover, supported by initiatives across government. There are no second chances. We must ensure that where targets are set, they are met.
Moving financial support to a 'public money for public good' basis, with payments for gains in biodiversity and other ecosystem services such as flood prevention and carbon retention, is essential.
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William Powell, Welsh Liberal Democrat Senedd candidate for Brecon & Radnorshire, has expressed support for the owner and staff of the Hotel Metropole in Llandrindod Wells which was ravaged by a fire on Tuesday night (13th April).




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Policing Bill condemned by member of Police and Crime Commissioners Panel

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill was passed by Conservative MPs this week despite warnings from civil liberties groups that it is an “all-out assault” on the right to demonstrate.
I will always stand up for the right to protest.
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Royal Welsh cancellation a grievous blow to many in the farming community

Commenting on the cancellation of the 2021 Royal Welsh Show, Welsh Liberal Democrat Senedd candidate for Brecon & Radnorshire William Powell said:

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Councillor Calls for the Postponement of Census 2021

Welsh Liberal Democrat Senedd Candidate for Brecon and Radnorshire Cllr William Powell has today written to the Minister for the Census, Chloe Smith MP calling for her to postpone Census 2021, on the grounds that it poses a significant risk to the wider population.

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