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Save Our Community Transport Petition

With our post offices being reduced, vital NHS services moving further away and shops closing it is now very difficult for some of the more vulnerable people in our communities to live at home and access the services they need. So the decision by the Welsh Government to cut the funding to the Community Transport Concessionary Fares Initiative has come as a real blow to many people in Pembrokeshire.

One size fits all token support for schools

Commenting on the announcement that all secondary schools in bands four and five will receive £10,000 each, Angela Burns AM, Shadow Minister for Education, said:

Have Your Voice Heard

Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire Assembly Member Angela Burns would urge you to contribute and engage in a consultation exercise being carried out by the Office of Fair Trading, who want to hear your views about living or running a business in a remote rural area,

Are You Engaged

Further concerns over Hywel Dda’s current listening & engagement exercise have been raised in the Chamber at the National Assembly.

Renaissance Of Welsh Education

Angela Burns AM delivered this speech at an event at the Cardiff Hilton organised by GL Assessment.Renowned for their rigour and high quality, GL Assessment tests are used by over 85% of all UK primary and secondary schools, with over three million pupils taking the assessments every year. This makes it the UK's largest independent provider of educational assessments. Originally founded by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER), with whom they continue to work with today.

South Pembrokeshire and Tenby Minor Incident Units

Following the announcement from The Hywel Dda Trust that the MIU units at South Pembrokeshire and Tenby will be re-opened on 1st April, South Pembrokeshire and Carmarthen West AM Angela Burns recently commented;

Cross Party Group On Energy Launched At WMC.

The Wales Millennium Centre was the scene for a well attended launch of the Cross Party group on Energy which was hosted by Assembly Member Angela Burns and attended by both Edwina Hart, Minister for Business, Enterprise, Technology & Science and John Griffiths, Minister for Environment & Sustainable Development.

Closure of the Minor Injuries Unit at Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital.

Angela Burns AM has received a large number of concerns from residents regarding this threat to our local services and as the elected Welsh Conservative Assembly Member for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire I would like to make my position very clear; I strongly oppose the removal of these vital services within our rural communities.

Llanddewi Velfrey Bypassed

The Welsh Government has finally published their revised National Transport Infrastructure Plan to concerns that promised programmes have been delayed yet again. In the Plan the A40 Llanddewi Velfrey to Penblewin road improvements are indicated to commence within the time period 2012 to 2015.

Assembly Member backs campaign to make schools accessible to deaf children.

As the festive season begins, Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire Assembly Member Angela Burns has signed a New Year’s Resolution in support of the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) Cymru campaign to make new school, nursery and college buildings accessible to children with a hearing loss.