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Welsh councils paying less than Living Wage

Freedom of Information requests by the BBC have found that most Welsh councils are paying staff less than the Foundation Living Wage.

 

Altogether, the research reveals that 15 of 22 Welsh councils do not have a commitment to paying all staff £8.45 an hour.

 

Supporting Farmers: AM meets with FUW

Janet Finch-Saunders AM was delighted to meet with a number of local farmers and FUW members at Ysbyty Ifan recently. Many issues were discussed, and Janet is pleased to continue to be committed to being one of the minority of AMs who speaks out for agriculture and farmers in the Senedd.

Marl Lane Planning Application Turned Down

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Reacting to the decision of Conwy County Borough Council Planning Committee today to turn down an application to build 110 houses by Marl Lane, Deganwy, Janet Finch-Saunders AM, said:

 

7,500 Claim for Wrongly Charged Care

Figures have emerged showing that 7,500 claims have been received by health boards from people who feel that they have been wrongly charged for continuing healthcare.

 

NWWN Column - 11-10-2017

As an Assembly Member, I undertake a considerable amount of casework on behalf of my constituents – relating to health, social services, education, and other matters which fall under the remit of the National Assembly for Wales.
 

Conwy Faces Largest Settlement Cut, as AM calls for Smarter Spending

Conwy County Borough Council has been handed one of the largest cuts in this year’s Local Government Settlement.

 

The Council faces a cut of 1% to their budget for 2018-19, along with Powys, Monmouthshire, Merthyr Tydfil, Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent.