4,700 jobs at risk in Llanelli unless Chancellor U-turns on furlough cliff edge

NEW analysis by the Labour Party estimates that around 4,700 people were still fully furloughed by their employer in the middle of August in Llanelli.   This means 44 per cent of workers who were moved onto the Government’s Coronavirus Jobs Retention Scheme (CJRS) in the early phase of the Continue Reading

Nia Griffith MP’s Weekly Column – Child Trust Fund access begins for Llanelli’s younger generation

This month, the first people to benefit from Child Trust Funds turn 18 and can access the money put aside for them for the first time.  A new generation of young people will see the difference a Labour government can make to their lives.   Over the next nine years, thousands Continue Reading

Nia Griffith MP’s Weekly Column – Local climate action can help to tackle global problem

An unexpected consequence of COVID-19 has been the reconnection with nature people have found in their own communities.  The “anthropause” – wildlife thriving as human activity and travel reduced – has shown what can be achieved if we learn to live alongside the natural world. Whilst COVID-19 dominates the headlines, Continue Reading

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