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Powys Council 10 have six months to prove their worth

Every four years you get the chance to decide who you want to represent you on Powys County Council. In just six months’ time, you will again have that opportunity to cast your vote. The Council is currently run by an administration of Liberal Democrat and Powys Independent councillors and it is effectively these councillors that have appointed 10 of their own to run the council.

Newtown Bypass ‘must be a priority’ says AM

Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George, has asked the First Minister to reassure the people of Mid Wales that the Newtown Bypass remains a Government priority.

The Energy Enquires Work

The National Assembly is poised to start official business again next week. For me, the beginning of new term brings with it some very important inquiry and scrutiny work in relation to the Welsh Government’s policy on energy generation.  I sit on the Environment and Sustainability Committee and I vigorously campaigned for this to be our first major piece of work.

Traffic Comments Fury Sparks Letter Campaign

Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George, has said that he has been so inundated by people outraged at the Transport Minister’s comments about improvements to Newtown’s traffic problems that he has decided to facilitate a targeted letter campaign. 

AM 'amazed' by Minister's comments on Newtown traffic

Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George, has called comments made by the Transport Minister that the traffic problems in Newtown have improved in the last eighteen months, ‘laughable’.

My First 10 Weeks

As the National Assembly goes into recess for the summer, it has given me the opportunity to take stock on what has been a rapid yet fascinating, 10 weeks.