This website was established while I was an Assembly Member. As the National Assembly for Wales has been dissolved, there are no Assembly Members until the results of the elections on 5 May 2016 are known.


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    Steel campaigners deliver petition to Assembly

    April 4th, 2016 | Feature | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    Campaigners for a new power plant at Port Talbot steel works today delivered their petition to the National Assembly for Wales. On the day the Assembly was recalled to discuss the Tata Steel crisis, supporters of the power plant plans handed over a 531-signature petition to the Assembly’s Petitions Committee. They claim the plant will […]

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    Joyce Watson AM Shortlisted for Woman in Public Life Award

    March 29th, 2016 | Feature, Media | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    Local politician Joyce Watson AM has been shortlisted to win a prestigious Woman in Public Life award. Mrs Watson is one of four finalists in her category in the first annual Womenspire awards. Her work includes successfully campaigning for an anti-trafficking co-ordinator for Wales, helping Wales lead the way in targeting modern slavery. She also […]

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    March 24th, 2016 | Media | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    Brecknock Wildlife Trust launches its Wild Communities project on Wednesday 30 March at Golwg y Cwm Primary School in Ystradgynlais. The three-year project will work closely with local people and organisations to help revitalise communities and their local environment in Cwm Tawe Uchaf (Upper Swansea Valley). Joyce Watson, Labour Assembly Member for Mid and West […]

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    Joyce attends Milford marine energy conference

    March 14th, 2016 | Feature | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    Assembly Member Joyce Watson today joined marine energy experts from across the country as they convened in Milford Haven for Marine Energy Pembrokeshire’s (MEP) 7th annual industry seminar. Since it was established in 2010, MEP has been at the forefront of promoting Pembrokeshire as a ‘centre of excellence’ for marine renewable energy. The annual seminar, […]

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    Joyce urges vote for Pembrokeshire project to win Lottery funding

    March 3rd, 2016 | Feature | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    A local AM is urging people in Pembrokeshire to vote for a veterans project to win National Lottery funding. Haverfordwest’s VC Gallery are campaigning for public votes for their Inspire Us project to win up to £50,000 of funding through People’s Projects. The funding would see the development of an intergenerational art group to provide […]

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    Joyce Watson AM’s County Times ‘Politically Speaking’ column

    February 26th, 2016 | Feature, Media | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    So Brexit or Bremain? The portmanteaus are silly but the decision is as serious as they come. The referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU will take place on 23 June. Between now and then the debate will rage. Countless arguments will be advanced and countered, innumerable threads pulled at and tangled. In the quiet […]

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