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WELSH GOVERNMENT HELD TO ACCOUNT OVER COMMUNITIES FIRST FAILINGS

Welsh Conservative Shadow Secretary for Communities, Mark Isherwood AM, has challenged the Communities Secretary, Carl Sargeant, this week over the Welsh Government’s apparent failure to enforce financial, human resource and audit controls over its tackling poverty programme, Communities First.

CONCERNS OVER JOHN SUMMERS HIGH SCHOOL CLOSURE RAISED IN ASSEMBLY

North Wales Assembly Member Mark Isherwood has spoken in the Assembly Chamber this week of the “great and leading role” John Summers High School in Flintshire has played in engaging with the local Gypsy/Traveller community and improving educational outcomes for young people, and raised concerns t

Holywell bank closure slammed

North Wales Assembly Member Mark Isherwood, who met HSBC last November at their now closed Caergwrle Branch to discuss branch closures in his regional constituency, is concerned that they have this week announced they will be closing three more Branches in the region - Holywell, Holyhead and Llan

Anglesey Pylon concerns raised in Assembly

During an Assembly debate yesterday on National Grid Cables, North Wales Assembly Member Mark Isherwood raised community concerns regarding the Grid’s pylon plans on Anglesey.