Bangor is not a drive-through city says local MP
Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Arfon, Hywel Williams joined a protest in Bangor which included local business owners to voice opposition to plans by global coffee chain Starbucks to build a drive-through on a green field site in Bangor City centre, saying the proposal would bring no tangible benefits to the local community whilst taking money away from local businesses.
Scrapping role of Welsh Language Commissioner is unacceptable says Arfon AM
Scrapping the role of Welsh Language Commissioner is unacceptable, says Arfon AM Siân Gwenllian.
Government’s language strategy an attempt to conceal a lack of progress
Sian Gwenllian warns that the Government’s lack of ambition prevents progress
Sports Direct urged to ditch "discriminatory and offensive" language policy
Plaid AM says 'English only' rule shows profound ignorance
Labour cancels plans for Medical School for the North
The Labour government has today announced that it will not proceed with plans to establish a medical school in north Wales. Plaid Cymru AMs have voiced their disappointment after the decision, which the Welsh Government tried to bury on the last week of term.
Hike in tuition fees - Bangor student responds
Welsh Labour’s announcement that they are to raise tuition fees from 2018 following an election campaign where Labour promised to scrap tuition fees has disappointed Arfon AM Sian Gwenllian, who has the university city of Bangor in her constituency.
Arfon AM responds to Dolwenith Surgery closure with concern and disappointment
Arfon AM Siân Gwenllian has expressed great concern on hearing that the Dolwenith Surgery in Penygroes is to close with no replacement doctors being appointed in Dyffryn Nantlle.
Arfon AM welcomes local investment but voices concerns over decision delay
Arfon AM Siân Gwenllian has welcomed the Welsh Government’s announcement of £3.7M investment in 13 projects in Wales, including 2 in Arfon, aimed at improving community facilities. But she has raised serious concerns at the length of time the two projects have had to wait for news on their applications and says that there are lessons to be learnt.
Calls for assurances for Welsh language Medical service
Arfon AM Siân Gwenllian is seeking assurances from the North Wales Health Board and the Labour Health Cabinet Secretary that Welsh-speaking GP services will be available to the patients of Dyffryn Nantlle following the imminent retirement of the area’s only Welsh speaking doctor.
Royal College of Physicians Wales puts weight behind north Wales medical school campaign
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) Wales have welcomed a recently published report, commissioned by Arfon AM Siân Gwenllian and Hywel Williams MP which calls for a North Wales medical school to help tackle the acute national shortage of doctors.