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26/11/2015  Monthly Report October 2015
Monthly Report October 2015

ARFON ASSEMBLY MEMBER ALUN FFRED JONES AM OCTOBER 2015 From the October Diary Thursday, 1 October Finance Committee Friday, 2 October Surgery Dyffryn Owen – Talybont Surgery Dyffryn Nantlle – Penygroes Monday, 5 October Surgery, Caernarfon Visit Ysgol Dyffryn Ogwen Tuesday, 6 October Plaid Cymru Group Meeting Plenary Session Wednesday, 7

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15/10/2015  Monthly Report September 2015
Monthly Report September 2015

After a week’s cycling holiday on the Continent and a week working in the constituency, it was back to the familiar routine: down to the Assembly in Cardiff on Monday afternoons, back home to Arfon, usually on Thursday evenings, to meet electors and attend to constituency matters.

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14/07/2015  Monthly Report - June 2015
Monthly Report - June 2015

ARFON ASSEMBLY MEMBER ALUN FFRED JONES AM June 2015 From the June Diary Monday, 1 June Visit Ysgol Rhiwlas with Councillor Hefin Williams Visit Stryd Becws, Rhiwlas Tuesday, 2 June Meet David Anderson, Director General of the National Museum Assembly Plenary Session Wednesday, 3 June Travel to Brussels with Environmental Committee members l

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15/06/2015  Monthly Report May 2015
Monthly Report May 2015

ARFON ASSEMBLY MEMBER ALUN FFRED JONES AM May 2015 The UK General Election was obviously the political story of the month, and the result will have a profound effect on the work of the Assembly and on all our lives.

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11/03/2015  MONTHLY REPORT
MONTHLY REPORT

ARFON ASSEMBLY MEMBER ALUN FFRED JONES AM February 2015 From the February Diary Monday, 2 February Bangor University – meeting with Gerry Hunter Surgery Tuesday, 3 February Meeting with Jane Hutt, Environment Minister Plenary session Plaid Cymru reception Wednesday, 4 February Finance Committee Plenary session Thursday 5 February Chair

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24/02/2015  MONTHLY REPORT
MONTHLY REPORT

ARFON ASSEMBLY MEMBER ALUN FFRED JONES AM January 2015 From the January Diary Wednesday, 7 January Meet business people at Bangor University with Dafydd Wigley Public meeting in Bangor with Leanne Wood Thursday, 8 January Meet Coed Cymru chairman Roger Thomas Meet Ysgol yr Hendre head teacher Arwel Jones Friday, 9 January With Hywel Williams MP to

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15/12/2014  Monthly Report - November 2014
Monthly Report - November 2014

FROM THE NOVEMBER DIARY Monday 3 November Radio Cymru interview re Pontio Assembly Finance Committee – discussion on the Budget S4C news interview re Pontio Tuesday 4 November Public Accounts Committee Chair Plaid Cymru Assembly Group meeting Plenary Session Crown Estate event Wednesday 5 November Chair Assembly Environment Committee Plenary

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10/11/2014  Monthly Report
Monthly Report

Welcome to the October issue of the monthly report on my work as Arfon’s AM. One of the most important issues I dealt with was the restoration of an evening bus service from Bangor to the Llanberis area.

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23/10/2014  REVIEWING BARNETT A MAJOR CHALLENGE IN WELSH POLITICS
REVIEWING BARNETT A MAJOR CHALLENGE IN WELSH POLITICS

The Barnett Formula has never been a topic of everyday conversation in the streets and pubs of Arfon.

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23/10/2014  WALES MUST NOT GET LEFT BEHIND AFTER SCOTLAND'S POLITICAL EARTHQUAKE
WALES MUST NOT GET LEFT BEHIND AFTER SCOTLAND'S POLITICAL EARTHQUAKE

Several constituents have approached me in recent weeks to express concerns about cuts in the bus service between Bangor and the Llanberis area.

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23/10/2014  Monthly Report
Monthly Report

Welcome to the first on-line report on my activitirs since the Assembly reconvened after the summer recess.

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08/09/2014  JOBLESS FIGURES DON’T TELL THE FULL STORY
JOBLESS FIGURES DON’T TELL THE FULL STORY

I have stressed before in this column that youth unemployment is one of the biggest challenges facing the Welsh economy today.

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18/07/2014  MONTHLY REPORT
MONTHLY REPORT

Alun Ffred Jones AMArfon Assembly Member June 2014  Notes from the June DiaryMonday 2 June Meeting with deputation from Trelew, Patagonia at Galeri, Caernarfon to discuss plans for 150th anniversary of Welsh ColonyTuesday 3 June Assembly Public Accounts Committee Briefing with BMA Cymru Plenary sessionWednesday 4 June Finance Committee Plenary

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15/07/2014  NOT A GOOD TIME TO BE A COUNCILLOR
NOT A GOOD TIME TO BE A COUNCILLOR

Recent bickering between David Cameron and the Welsh Government over the state of the NHS on either side of the border only served to conceal a deep crisis facing the health service everywhere.

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14/07/2014  Superfast Broadband – an opportunity too good to miss
Superfast Broadband – an opportunity too good to miss

I keep getting enquiries from constituents about the progress of the scheme to improve the broadband connection in the area.

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23/06/2014  MONTHLY REPORT
MONTHLY REPORT

Alun Ffred Jones AM Arfon Assembly Member          May 2014  Diary of the Month  Thursday, May 1  Morning – Chair Environment and Sustainability Committee   Afternoon – speak at Renewable UK Cymru conference at Cardiff City Hall  Friday, May 2  Caernarfon office  Monday, May 5  Bank Holiday  Tuesday, May 6  Plenary in the

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13/05/2014  MONTHLY REPORT
MONTHLY REPORT

ARFON ASSEMBLY MEMBER Alun Ffred Jones AM APRIL 2014 Entries from the April diary 1 April Assembly plenary meeting 2 April Chaired the Environment Committee Welcomed children from Ysgol y Garnedd, Bangor to the Assembly Met the Minister Carl Sergeant to discuss the Planning Bill 3 April Public Account Committee meeting Constituency meeting,

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15/04/2014  Monthly Report
Monthly Report

Welcome to another issue of the online report that outlines what I’ve been involved with in my work during the past month.

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20/03/2014  DISCOVERING SCIENTIFIC WONDERS – IN A LORRY
DISCOVERING SCIENTIFIC WONDERS – IN A LORRY

Alun Ffred Jones, Councillor John Wyn Williams, James Bamford  from the Institute of Physics and pupils from Ysgol Tryfan in the Lab in a Lorry.

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20/03/2014  WHY PLAID CYMRU?
WHY PLAID CYMRU?

People ask from time to time, ‘What is Plaid Cymru for?’ More often than not, it’s ‘staunchly Welsh’ people who ask the question.

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