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Bus Travel In Rural Areas

Eluned Morgan: Thank you, Deputy Presiding Officer. I want to focus on the issue of bus travel in rural areas. One thing that angers me more than anything as I travel around mid and west Wales is seeing public buses, travelling around, costing thousands upon thousands to the public purse, and time and time again...

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County Times feature on Rural Development Plan

County Times feature on Rural Development Plan

RURAL Wales needs a development plan, was the message of the Baroness of Ely, Assembly Member Eluned Morgan, when she visited Welshpool last Thursday. Ms Morgan revealed her Rural Wales Plan that details ideas for stimulating the economy through support for infrastructure, skills, business, agriculture, regional economies and tourism. She said: “What we could do...

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Article – Cambrian News

Article – Cambrian News

A DEDICATED rural Wales plan aimed at boosting skills, concentrating on new technology and finding ways to benefit Welsh farmers and small businesses could have a massive impact on Gwynedd’s economy, it has been claimed. Mid and west Wales regional AM Eluned Morgan, who had called for a rural Wales specific plan, unveiled the Rural...

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Column 19th July 2017

I had the pleasure of meeting Dame Kelly Holmes at the National Assembly where she came to tell us politicians about her initiative to help young people get their lives back on track. The Dame Kelly Holmes Trust trains world class athletes to become mentors to disadvantaged youngsters and those facing challenges in finding employment...

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19 07 17 Brexit and Rural Communities

Can I thank UKIP for yet another debate on Brexit? I’m afraid that as the resolution stands, it’s full of inaccuracies and, once again, demonstrates UKIP’s lack of awareness about how the EU actually works. It paints this idealistic utopian vision of the future in Wales for a land full of milk and honey, where...