Figures published this week by the OECD reveal that Wales has for the fourth time in a decade finished significantly behind all other UK nations in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).
As Newtown becomes the first town in Montgomeryshire to benefit from 4G mobile signal on the EE network, the campaign goes on to ensure that all areas of North Powys have access to adequate mobile coverage, according to Assembly Member for Montgomeryshire, Russell George.
The achievement of a balanced budget at Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant Primary School should not be at the expense of educational standards and the school’s dual stream structure, according to Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George.
Russell George, Assembly Member for Montgomeryshire, is calling for a Small Business Charter to support Wales’ smallest firms. The call comes in advance of Small Business Saturday, a campaign to highlight small business success and to encourage consumers to ‘shop local’.
I’d like to thank Angela Burns for introducing our debate and the issue so well today. Matters of healthcare have dominated my inbox and my postbag since becoming an AM, but I suspect that’s the case for Members across the Chamber.
Responding to the announcement (below) that the NHS Future Fit Programme Board has agreed a recommendation on the future of hospital services for patients from Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and Mid Wales, Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George said: