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COVID-19: Calls for Clarity for Construction Sector

An urgent letter has been sent to Mark Drakeford AM, First Minister, asking for clarity for the construction sector in light of COVID-19.  In writing to the First Minister, the Assembly Member for Aberconwy, Janet Finch-Saunders, said that she was doing so in an effort to see “positive action in

COVID-19: Counselling for Children and Young People

With the number of children and young people receiving counselling services in Wales having increased to 11,753, and half of the referrals coming from school-based and other education staff, Janet Finch-Saunders AM, Shadow Minister for Children and Young People, has expressed her serious concern

Urgent Change to New Abortion Law Requested

Calls are being made by Janet Finch-Saunders, Shadow Minister for Social Care and Young People, for the new law which enables home abortions in Wales to be amended urgently so that any concerned women or girls are able to access a medical clinic or professional if an issue is raised during the pr

COVID-19: Aberconwy AM Welcomes Venue Cymru Field Hospital Announcement

Janet Finch-Saunders AM/AC, Member for Aberconwy, has welcomed the announcement that Venue Cymru will be converted into a temporary field hospital, providing an additional 350 beds to patients with coronavirus-related respiratory complaints. BCUHB says this temporary hospital will work alongside

Flooding: Aberconwy AM Secures Extension to Funding Deadline

An extension to the deadline for residents to apply for the flood funding grant has been secured by Janet Finch-Saunders AM.  The application window was set to close today (31/03/2020), but the Member has succeeded to secure an agreement by the Minister for Finance that the deadline will be exten

Covid-19: Lack of PPE for social care staff ‘risking lives’

In a letter to the Health Minister, Janet Finch-Saunders AM – the Shadow Minister for Social Care – has called on the Welsh Government to prioritise the supply and distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect social care employees.