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.
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.
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.
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.