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Minister lets down pupils

Speaking in the Assembly on Tuesday, local Assembly Member & Shadow Minister For Education Angela Burns slammed the Welsh Government decision to drop the Additional Learning Needs Bill.The Additional Learning Needs Bill was to be introduced to help young people from birth to 25 years old with learning difficulties and to allow them to access support from education, health and social services to maximise their potential. 

MULTI-STOREY CAR PARK URGENTLY NEEDED AT CARMARTHEN HOSPITAL

Angela Burns AM is supporting the "MULTI-STOREY CAR PARK NEEDED AT GLANGWILI HOSPITAL" campaign in Carmarthenshire.
Glangwili General Hospital at Carmarthen is in very urgent need of a large multi-storey car park. Out-patients and visitors have nowhere to park and often have to return home without being seen. This usually means missed appointments - a huge expense to the hospital - or very disappointed patients who had been looking forward to seeing their much-loved relatives.

Porsches & Payouts

Given the scandals of Pembrokeshire County Council’s Porsche and pay offs and Carmarthenshire County Councils’ proposed £446,000 severance package local Assembly Member Angela Burns has asked questions of the Minister for Public Services, Leighton Andrews in the Senedd.

Holiday & Home Parks in West Wales

Local Assembly Member Angela Burns recently attended the opening reception at the Millennium Centre of the British Holiday & Home Parks Association (BH&HPA) national conference which was held in Cardiff this year. 

Farming leader highlights dairy crisis during Assembly breakfast

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.

Have Your Say On Welsh Tourism

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. 

Inquiry into Supply Teaching

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.

School funding crisis must be tackled

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:

Withybush Hospital Leaked Report

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.