Assembly News

Assembly to debate future of Welsh NHS patient watchdog

Assembly Members will today (20/09) debate the future of the Welsh NHS’ patient watchdog.

A Welsh Government White Paper – Services Fit For the Future – seeks to replace Wales’ seven Community Health Councils (CHCs) with a unified national body.

Welsh Government to ban plastic ‘microbeads’

The Welsh Government is to follow the UK Government’s lead in introducing a ban on plastic microbeads in cosmetics; a move welcomed by Welsh Conservatives.

A consultation will be launched later in the year to discuss how to enforce a ban.

Flintshire Council plans “illegal” ban on The Sun newspaper

Flintshire Councillors are set to vote on an ‘illegal’ motion to ban people from entering council offices with a copy of The Sun newspaper, and to ban Sun journalists from entering council offices – including to report on council meetings.