Aled Roberts, who's Chief Whip of the Welsh Liberal Democrat Assembly group, has explained how he handled the complaint against an AM accused of inappropriate conduct, using procedures brought in after similar cases in England. Mr Roberts was speaking on Sharp End on ITV Cymru Wales.
It emerged at the weekend that the Liberal Democrat AM for Mid and West Wales, William Powell, apologised last year for behaving inappropriately towards a young woman in 2011, although she had declined to make a formal complaint. He was interviewed by Mr Roberts and given a formal written warning.
The Welsh Liberal Democrats are calling for a 'thorough review' of all Welsh Government. Lib Dem AM Aled Roberts says a series of critical audit reports over the last year mean that Labour's 'reputation for wasting public money is ever growing.' He said
Welsh Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson Aled Roberts says 'every year of failure' in the education system represents 'a group of youngsters who themselves have been failed.'
He was responding to international PISA figures showing how Wales has performed compared to other nations.
Responding to further concerns about the impact of the Welsh Government's tuition fees policy on universities, Welsh Liberal Democrat Education Spokesman Aled Roberts says:
Welsh Liberal Democrats say that a Wales Audit Office report on the cost of capping university tuition fees here in Wales is 'deeply embarrassing' for the Welsh Government. Education Spokesman Aled Roberts said:
Welsh Liberal Democrat Education Spokesman Aled Roberts says the newly-announced review into Higher Education in Wales should ask some fundamental questions such as whether or not universities should continue to focus on 18-21 year old undergraduates in the future.
Liberal Democrat AM Aled Roberts has welcomed the announcement of a 'super-prison' for North Wales, saying the project could create over a thousand jobs.