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Unison branch calls for no-cuts budget

Unison has appealed to councillors on Carmarthenshire Council to step back from implementing cuts but instead to campaign for a no-cuts budget. The letter opens with the heading “No Merry Christmas for members whose jobs are under threat – No Happy New Year for the public whose services will be devastated. Set a legal no cuts budget, defend jobs, services ...

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Healthcare in West Wales at risk

By a member of Pembrokeshire Socialist Party After a series of “consultation and engagement” events, Hywel Dda University health board has recently announced its plans to transform the way in which people in Carmarthenshire , Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion will receive healthcare provision in the future and its twenty year “vision” to achieve this and to “repurpose” healthcare in West Wales. ...

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Fight closures of West Wales hospitals

By Beth Webster, Welsh nurse Three major hospitals in West Wales could close under proposals by Hywel Dda University Health Board. Until now, Welsh Labour has denied there is a crisis in the Welsh NHS – despite reports similar to those in England of waits of over 12 hours for ambulances and patients dying in corridors. Management is considering various ...

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Unison vows to fight £31m cuts by Carmarthenshire Plaid council

Carmarthenshire Unison branch has attacked the decision of Plaid-led Carmarthenshire County Council to impose £31 million cuts on the county. Mark Evans, secretary of the Carmarthenshire Unison, also slammed the sham consultation that Carmarthenshire and other councils are employing. Speaking to the Western Mail Evans said: “This is a sham consultation where most of the decisions have already been made ...

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Carmarthenshire union leader slams Welsh Labour and Plaid cuts

The secretary of Carmarthenshire Unison has hit out at cuts being carried out by Labour and Plaid politicians while claiming to be anti-austerity. In a letter to the Western Mail Mark Evans takes up the claims of politicians from both parties referred to in an article by Martin Shipton. We republish the full article below. The abridged letter published in ...

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