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Do you want more for yourself, your children, your grandchildren, for this area? Are you as fed up as we are of a health service that, despite the best efforts of front line staff, is not fit for purpose; of an education system where it is postcode lottery whether pupils will be able to continue to sixth form in their locality?
Are you tired of money being wasted on grand projects and schemes that fail to deliver any real benefit; of our town centres becoming derelict?
Do you think you deserve better? Because we do.
Under Labour party rule from Cardiff Bay since 1999 and prior to that at Westminster Wales and the South Wales Valleys in particular has gone downhill. We are being failed by those who shoud be sticking up for us at the Assembly and Westminster.
Join us now and let's fight for a better future together.

  • Article: Jun 24, 2019

    As previously announced Karen Roberts is our candidate for the County Council by election on 4 July. So who is she and why should you vote for her on 4th July?

    "I work for a company which provides residential care for adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues, providing support for our excellent team of care staff. Before that I spent 12 years working at the National Assembly.

  • Article: Jun 19, 2019

    Whilst many people are more than willing to jump up and down and complain about the salaries paid to politicians it seems they are oblivious to the extortionate amounts paid to some public service employees. For example the Chief Executive of Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board.

    The Chief Exec is paid - I hesitate to use the word earns - around £170,000 a year plus benefits. For this princely sum she has presided over a maternity service that is now in special measures; waiting lists for all manner of procedures and operations that show no signs of shortening; a reorganisation that has seen vital services taken out of the Royal Glamorgan and staff shortages that have led to problems for staff and patients across the board.

  • Article: Jun 18, 2019

    At the RCT Council meeting on Wednesday 19 June the Chief Executive and Chair of Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board are expected to attend to answer members' questions with regard to the recent problems unearthed in maternity services.

    At the same meeting there is a motion that calls for "the Chief Executive of Cwm Taf Morgannwg to consider her position. In other words, resign from her £170,000 a year plus benefits post.

  • Article: Jun 18, 2019

    As previously announced, the Welsh Liberal Democrat candidate for the forthcoming Rhondda ward by-election will be Karen Roberts.

    A well-known name in local politics, Karen has been involved in many campaigns fighting for the rights of people in RCT, including:

    • The fight to retain full time nursery education in RCT.

  • Article: Jun 17, 2019

    Karen Roberts, our candidate for the Rhondda ward by election wants to see more fairness in our education system.

    Under the current regime:

    • whether or not three year olds get full or part time nursery education.

    • whether pupils can carry on with sixth form education in the same school they have spent years in.

  • Article: Jun 8, 2019

    Following the sad death of Cllr Rob Smith there will be a by election on 4 July to elect a new representative for the Rhondda ward which covers MaesyCoed, Pwllgwaun, Hopkinstown, Pantygraigwen and part of Trehafod.

    The Welsh Liberal Democrats have selected Karen Roberts to contest the seat. A well-known name in local politics, Karen has been involved in many campaigns fighting for the rights of people in RCT particularly around schools and hospital services,

  • Article: May 27, 2019

    Just a few days left to object to Pontypridd schools plans

    The statutory notice period for the reorganisation of Pontypridd schools end s this Friday, 31st May.

    The proposals follow what was done in the Rhondda where Tonypandy, Porth and Ferndale had their sixth forms taken away from them and centralised at Treorchy and Tonyrefail.

  • Article: May 24, 2019

    Welsh Liberal Democrats in RCT have raised questions of accountability amidst ongoing concerns over maternity services in Cwm Taf.

    Campaign Manager Karen Roberts says that whilst front line staff are shouldering much of the public blame for the state of the service more senior staff are apparently being ushered out behind the scenes.

  • Article: May 12, 2019

    At the full Council meeting this coming Wednesday a proposal is being put forward to create two new posts within the Council structure.

    As well as a Mayor and Deputy Mayor it is proposed to also create two new posts of Presiding Member and Deputy Presiding Member. It will be their responsibility to chair Council meetings, something the Mayor / Deputy Mayor currently does.

  • Article: Apr 30, 2019

    "We welcome the fact that immediate steps are to be taken to place the Trust in special measures and hope that the concerns will be addressed.

    However there are serious questions to be answered here regarding why the Trust has been allowed to get to this position, and people at the top must be held accountable.