Plans for ‘border control points’ for Pembrokeshire ports

PEMBROKESHIRE council had contacted UK government about concerns about port procedures following Brexit. The details of ‘border control points’ for Fishguard and Pembroke Dock ports and the vehicles transporting goods through them are being discussed currently, Dr Steven Jones, director of communities said. An update on Covid 19 recovery in Continue Reading

Penally camp still under questioning

THE Home Office decision to use Penally camp should continue to be questioned but there must not be a “repeat of the ugly scenes of the first week.” but protesters “getting 100 likes” on a video is not going to make them change their minds. Local councillor Jonathan Preston called Continue Reading

Land identified for border control and export checks in Pembrokeshire ports

LAND is being identified for border control and export checks at Pembrokeshire’s ports following the Brexit transition period with a phased approach from January 1. Members of Pembrokeshire County Council’s cabinet were updated on the authority’s ‘brexit preparedness’ on Monday (October 5) with a further report due at next month’s Continue Reading

Pembrokeshire Council’s finances at “risk” because of Covid and Brexit

MEMBERS of Pembrokeshire County Council audit committee were told on Tuesday (July 14) following questions from chairman Cllr Tony Baron. that dealing with Covid-19 and the unknown outcomes of Brexit will hit council finances but the risk of a stop on all spending bar statutory services is low. Cllr Baron Continue Reading

First Minister sets out Welsh Government legislative actions and priorities during Covid and Brexit

THE Welsh Government has fast-tracked more than 50 new Welsh laws to deal swiftly with the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking from the Senedd in Cardiff, First Minister Mark Drakeford outlined the monumental shift in government resources to limit the damage of coronavirus in his legislative statement. The measures include the lockdown Continue Reading

Government must engage with devolved administrations on EU negotiations

THE Devolved Governments of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have issued a joint call for the UK Government to engage with them on negotiations with the EU. Following a meeting in London earlier today, they called for UK Ministers to change their approach to the talks. The Welsh Government’s Minister Continue Reading

UK Union must become ‘voluntary association of nations’ says First Minister

This morning, Friday (Jan 31) the First Minister for Wales, Mark Drakeford addressed a gathering at the Pierhead building In Cardiff Bay. His address was based on ‘Wales’ Future Relationship with Europe and the World’ Mr Drakeford began by saying that it was appropriate to meet at the Pierhead because Continue Reading

Conservatives are backtracking on their commitment to end austerity claims leader of Welsh Lib Dems

THE Welsh Liberal Democrats are calling on the UK Government to apologise for backtracking on a key election commitment to end austerity just two months after the General Election. Prior to the election, the Conservatives had proclaimed on a number of occasions that “Austerity is over”. Their 2019 manifesto, upon Continue Reading

Minister celebrates success of North Wales’ drinks sector as we leave the EU

JUST one day before Wales and the UK leaves the EU, the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, is confident North Wales’ growing drinks industry will continue to sparkle. The latest industry figures reveal a record turnover figure of £7.473 billion for Wales’ food and drink sector Continue Reading

Environmental protections must be top of agenda after leaving EU says Green Party

THE Green Party is highlighting the crucial need for collaborative working with European neighbours in fighting the climate crisis now that the UK is leaving the European Union. Alongside this the Party also highlights the to need tackle the root causes of Brexit. Public services were dismantled by privatisation, our Continue Reading

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