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Committee back ban on wild animals in circuses
Committee back ban on wild animals in circuses
06/12/2019 - ​Questions as to why this is prioritised over other animal welfare issues Proposals from the Welsh Government to ban the use...
“Student interests must be at the heart of the tertiary education bill” – Lynne Neagle AM
“Student interests must be at the heart of the tertiary education bill” – Lynne Neagle AM
04/12/2019 -      Higher Education (Wales) Act and the futureThe National Assembly's Children, Young...
Degree Apprenticeships: Unlocking potential for everyone
Degree Apprenticeships: Unlocking potential for everyone
02/12/2019 - An inquiry into the Welsh Government's degree apprenticeship pilot programme is being launched by the National Assembly's Economy, Infrastructure and...
16 and 17 year olds get right to vote - a historic day for democracy in Wales
16 and 17 year olds get right to vote - a historic day for democracy in Wales
27/11/2019 - 16 and 17 year olds will be able to vote for the first time at the Welsh General Election in...
“Local government matters to everyone.” – John Griffiths AM
“Local government matters to everyone.” – John Griffiths AM
22/11/2019 - ​National Assembly launches public survey on Local Government Changes to who’s able to vote in council elections, how local authorities engage...

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