Angela Burns AM has highlighted the current plight of our farmers at an event hosted by Paul Davies AM at The National Assembly. Farmers’ Union of Wales president Emyr Jones spoke of the need for political leaders to come up with strategies which deal with the severe collapse in farm gate milk prices and the longer term viability of food production.
The value of tourism in Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire is of vital importance for the prosperity of our counties. Angela Burns AM wants to hear your views on Welsh tourism and the challenges the industry faces: from attracting the best and brightest to pursue careers in tourism, to helping the Welsh Government and other bodies work better with businesses on the frontline.
Are you concerned about the use of supply teachers in your school? It is an issue that has been raised with local Assembly Member Angela Burns on a number of occasions and at last Parents and Children have the chance to also directly raise their concerns with a committee at the Assembly that is looking into this.
Commenting on warnings from the Association of School and College Leaders Cymru that the average Welsh secondary school could soon face a funding shortfall of over £1million, Angela Burns AM, Shadow Minister for Education, said:
Carmarthen West & South Pembrokeshire Assembly Member Angela Burns has raised questions in the Assembly asking for the Health Minister to publish a statement in regard to the leaked report that suggests Withybush Hospital should lose 24 hour A & E, ENT, Opthalmology, Urology, Palliative Care, Oncology, Paediatrics and Gynaecology with no provision for Major Trauma services and other specialist services therefore leaving the door open for even further cuts.
Speaking ahead of the 10 year anniversary of the Welsh Labour government’s free school breakfast policy, Angela Burns AM, Shadow Minister for Education, said:
“It is regrettable that after 10 years and tens of millions of pounds, a third of Welsh children are not able to access free school breakfasts.
Local Assembly Member Angela Burns has been showing her support for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month by wearing a gold ribbon provided by CLIC Sargent who are the UK's leading cancer charity for children and young people.
On Saturday 27th September in Begelly, Kilgetty - Macmillan volunteers hosted a coffee morning to raise funds for Cancer Support. Cakes, teas and coffee, chutneys, toys, antiques – you name it, were on sale to raise funds for this extremely worthy cause and throughout the morning there were a steady stream of visitors dropping by to lend support.
Angela Burns AM has written an open letter to the Minister for Health expressing her deep concerns over the withdrawel of the SCBU and other services from Withybush hospital. Mrs Burns has had a number of wistleblowers report their concerns to her.
On 12 March 2014, the Minister for Education and Skills announced the appointment of Professor Graham Donaldson to lead a wide-reaching and independent review of assessment and the national curriculum. Professor Donaldson is to articulate a clear, coherent vision for assessment and the national curriculum in Wales from Foundation Phase to Key Stage 4 linking directly to our new qualifications system.