The Member of the Welsh Parliament for Montgomeryshire, Russell George, has postponed all face-to-face advice surgeries but will continue to provide advice and support to residents by email or telephone throughout this Covid-19 (Coronavirus) epidemic.
The Coronavirus outbreak is arguably the greatest peacetime threat the United Kingdom has faced, and as such requires an equal and appropriate response to provide the necessary support to shield us all from the worst effects of this epidemic.
Following welcome measures to support small businesses in the UK Government's Budget on Wednesday, the Welsh Government has been called upon to take urgent and similar actions to offset some of the likely consequences on small businesses in Mid Wales from the Coronavirus.
Confirmation that an agreement has been reached between the UK Government and all four mobile network operators on a shared rural network that will improve mobile phone reception in Powys has been welcomed by local AM, Russell George.
Recent flooding and adverse weather conditions have prompted further calls for urgent and immediate action to manage the flooding issues downstream of the Clywedog and Vyrnwy reservoirs which have once again left local landowners frustrated at the lack of action from Government agencies.
The Assembly Member for Montgomeryshire has blasted the Welsh Government over its approach to bovine TB as the latest figures, released this week (February 12), show another shock increase – up by 14 percent – in livestock slaughtered because of the disease.