The Montgomeryshire Conservative Association held a function on Saturday evening with over 75 people attending. The event, which took place outside thanks to the beautiful weather, welcomed Kay Swinburne MEP as its Guest Speaker.
Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George, successfully completed his 42 mile charity walk for Wales Air Ambulance last weekend, despite acquiring several severe blisters in the process!
The Conservatives have today launched their local manifesto for the people of Powys, becoming the only party in this year’s County Council elections to do so. Follow this link to download a copy of the manifesto.
The list of candidates standing for County Council published last night showed that five Conservative candidates have been elected unopposed. Newly elected Cllr Graham Jones joined Cllrs Aled Davies, Russell George, Peter Harris and Peter Lewis, all of whom faced no opposition candidates in their wards. The result means that the Conservatives are already big winners before the campaign even kicks off.
Glyn Davies, Conservative MP for Montgomeryshire, met on Monday with Prime Minister David Cameron at No 10 Downing St. to discuss his concerns about the scale of onshore wind development in Mid Wales.
Russell George AM, Conservative Assembly Member for Montgomeryshire, has today launched a new website which makes it even easier for constituents to get in touch.
Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George, said that the Welsh Government’s cut to Powys County Council’s Local Transport Services Grant was extremely ‘damaging’ and would have a ‘devastating impact’ on the most vulnerable living in rural Mid Wales.
Glyn Davies, Montgomeryshire's Conservative MP has welcomed agreement by National Grid to face public meetings in Montgomeryshire to answer questions about their proposals for a Mid Wales Connection Project.
Glyn Davies, Montgomeryshire's Conservative MP has supported the Prime Minister's decision to veto a new Treaty to transform the EU into a full fiscal union of all 27 member states. In a heated debate on the UK's relationship with the EU last month, Glyn Davies voted against the idea of a referendum on UK withdrawal from the EU, but is implacably opposed to transferring any further powers.
Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George, said he was ‘pleased’ with the Welsh Government’s reprioritisation of its National Transport Plan, which saw Mid Wales as one of the big winners of new programme funding.