August 2017

30 August 2017

Consultation seeks public support in drafting “game changing” autism legislation

L-R: Isobel Sutcliffe, Assembly Member Paul Davies and Helen Brandrick.Welsh Conservative AM, Paul Davies, has today launched a public consultation to help shape proposals for an Autism Act.

Mr Davies’ proposals were supported by two-thirds of Assembly members, after he was successfully drawn out of a ballot for back-bench legislation.

The Autism Bill’s aim is to improve service provision for children and adults with autism spectrum conditions in Wales, and to give the condition its own statutory identity.

Similar legislation exists in the rest of the UK, and critics have long called for people with Autism in Wales to be given the same statutory support.

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29 August 2017

Local AM Meets PLANED Representatives

Local AM Paul Davies, Cllr Cris Tomos (representative of PLANED).Local Assembly Member Paul Davies has recently met with representatives of the Pembrokeshire Local Action Network for Enterprise and Development (PLANED), a local community-led partnership which supports and delivers grass roots projects across Pembrokeshire. PLANED works with communities, public sector and voluntary partners and special interest groups to undertake locally integrated development and are keen for local groups to get in touch and find out more about the work that they do.

Mr Davies said, “I was delighted to meet with representatives of PLANED to hear more about the community projects that they’re currently working on. PLANED has helped communities develop a range of projects such as renewable energy schemes, improving village halls and they’ve even established a Pembrokeshire Sustainable Agriculture Network as a forum for local farmers.”

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25 August 2017

Youth Council Bake Off

Bryani Kelly, Stephen Crabb MP and Paul Davies AM tuck into a cornetto cake.THE BAKE Off marquee made its way to Milford Haven Youth Centre recently, as members of youth organisations showed off their baking skills.

Organised by Pembrokeshire Children and Young People's Rights Office (CYPRO) and funded by Pembrokeshire Youth Bank, six teams from Haverfordwest, Pembroke Dock, Tendy and Milford Haven youth clubs, along with Junior Safeguarding and Young Voices attempted to wow the judges with their show stopping bakes.

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