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    Joyce joins minister for Armed Forces Day celebration

    June 23rd, 2016 | Media | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    Assembly member Joyce Watson is supporting Armed Forces day, showing gratitude to the men and women who serve and have served in the Armed Forces. The Labour AM this week met with Welsh Government minister Carl Sargeant to discuss support for service personal, veterans and their families in Mid and West Wales. Armed Forces Day […]

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    AM calls for action to protect missing children from traffickers – Over 400 children seeking asylum are missing

    June 21st, 2016 | Media | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    Human trafficking campaigner Joyce Watson today demanded action to protect unaccompanied child asylum seekers from modern slavery. The Labour AM asked the Welsh Business Minister to urgently look at what is done for those who go missing from care. Speaking in the National Assembly for Wales, Mrs Watson asked the minister to assure her that […]

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    ‘Politically Speaking’ column for Powys County Times

    June 18th, 2016 | Blog | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    As we approach EU Referendum D-day, it’s very nearly make your mind up time. According to various polls, perhaps as many as 30 percent of people will decide how they will vote in this final week. The polls themselves promote indecision, as people react to the latest predictions – a feedback loop. Many people, though, […]

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    Local AM backs Llanelli catering student to cook up success

    June 9th, 2016 | Feature | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    A local politician was in the audience to cheer a Coleg Sir Gâr student who scooped a prestigious prize at this year’s National Vocational Qualification (VQ) Awards. 20 year-old aspiring restaurateur Elizabeth Forkuoh from Llanelli won VQ Intermediate Learner of the Year at The VQ Awards, held at St David’s Hotel, Cardiff, on Tuesday (7 […]

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    Watson calls for Silcox statement

    June 9th, 2016 | Feature | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    Haverfordwest-based Assembly member Joyce Watson has called on the Welsh Government to issue a statement following the collapse of Silcox Coaches. At the Senedd on Wednesday (8 June) the Labour AM petitioned Leader of the House Jane Hutt for a ministerial response. Here is a transcript of the exchange: Joyce Watson: “Minister, could we have […]

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    Joyce discusses latest developments at Glangwili

    May 23rd, 2016 | Feature | Joyce Watson AM | No Comments

    Assembly member Joyce Watson visited Glangwili’s Special Care Baby Unit on Friday (13 May) to discuss with staff ongoing developments at the Carmarthen hospital. It was the Labour Mid and West Wales AM’s first official appointment, following her re-election on 7 May. She said: “Health dominated the election campaign – knocking on doors throughout the […]

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