The Welsh NHS has been the responsibility for the Welsh Government for two decades. For every pound that is spent on a patient in England, the Welsh Government receives £1.20 to spend on a patient here so there's no excuse for under-funding.
I suspect we can all share the same aim – that is to see a Mid Wales which is more prosperous. It goes without saying that a strong economy opens a whole range of exciting opportunities for the public to grasp.
During the early part of 2020, the future of education in Powys has been the subject of a public consultation by Powys County Council. The results of this consultation will feed into Powys' long term plans and strategy for how education will be delivered and structured in Powys.
Last year, we saw the opening of the Newtown bypass. This was a momentous occasion for Mid Wales. It was over 70 years ago that the need for a bypass was first suggested. During the past 7 decades, the bypass has been on and off the agenda at various points in time.
85% of Montgomeryshire’s residents can benefit from superfast broadband coverage and almost a quarter can benefit from ultrafast speeds via fibre to the premises. This is big improvement on the position from just this time last year.
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