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Thank you for visiting my Website. I am the Welsh Liberal Democrat County Councillor for Talgarth in Powys.

On 5th May 2016, I was the Welsh Liberal Democrat National Assembly Candidate for both Carmarthen East & Dinefwr and also the Mid & West Wales Region.

In the 2011 - 2016 National Assembly, I was the Assembly Member for the Mid & West Region. I was also the Welsh Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for the Environment, Sustainable Development & Rural Affairs.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any isses that you would like to raise with me or if you would like to talk to me.

  • William Powell's Earth Hour pledge
    Article: Mar 18, 2016

    William Powell, Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for the Environment, has pledged his support for WWF's Earth Hour campaign 2016 - the global celebration of our brilliant planet.

    Every year, millions of people across the planet show their love for our planet and their commitment to protecting it by taking part in WWF's Earth Hour.

  • Housing in Countryside
    Article: Mar 17, 2016

    William Powell, Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for Mid & West Wales, has highlighted the urgent need to tackle the severe shortage of affordable housing in rural communities. Existing planning guidance has the potential to achieve real progress in the delivery of affordable housing in rural Wales, but has so far not been fully utilised.

  • David Lloyd George
    Article: Mar 16, 2016

    The Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed the news that the UK Government has confirmed £27,000 of funding per year from 2017-18 until 2019-20 towards the Lloyd George Museum in Llanystumdwy in North Wales.

    The news follows an ongoing campaign from the Welsh Liberal Democrats who had been calling on the Welsh Government to make the Lloyd George Museum part of the National Museum of Wales in order to safeguard its future. The Plaid Cymru led Gwynedd Council had planned to withdraw funding for the museum in its 2016/17 budget, but announced last month that the decision would be deferred until 2017.

  • Mammography / Breast cancer screening
    Article: Mar 11, 2016

    The Welsh Liberal Democrats have uncovered shocking figures showing that Hywel Dda Health Board is routinely failing breast cancer patients.

    According to Welsh Government guidance, a person suspected of having cancer should receive their first outpatient appointment within 10 working days of their initial referral.

  • Article: Mar 10, 2016

    The Welsh Liberal Democrats have delivered more for communities than the other opposition parties put together, William Powell, Assembly Member for Mid & West Wales has said highlighting the party's key policies featured in the Annual Budget.

    The final vote on the Welsh Government's Annual Budget took place earlier this week. The Welsh Liberal Democrats abstained, allowing the budget to pass, in exchange for securing backing for a number of policies. These include: the Pupil Premium which means every school receives £1,150 per pupil on free school meals, a Young Persons' Bus Pass, and 5,000 new apprenticeships.

  • William accepts petition from Cardigan Hospital and Community League of Friends
    Article: Mar 9, 2016

    Progress continues to be made with the new integrated health care centre development due to be opened in Cardigan. The centre is set to provide health and social care services, together with third sector organisations, in brand new purpose-built premises.

    Addressing the First Minister this week, William Powell, Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly Member for Mid & West Wales, highlighted the importance of the new centre being fully accessible by public transport.

William Powell