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More Research on Wind Turbine Noise Vital

As a member of the National Assembly’s Petitions Committee, I put forward the suggestion of further research into noise nuisance from onshore wind turbines at this weeks meeting following the significant number of public responses to the Committees consultation on this issue.

Russell George AM launches new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.

Armed Forces Letter

This week I had the privilege of speaking in a Welsh Conservative-led debate on support for our Armed Forces Community in Wales. I think we would all agree that as a nation, we have a duty to give the brave and capable men and women of our armed forces our full support in return for the selfless service and sacrifice they are prepared to make in our name.

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.