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Case of Powys teen failed ahead of leaving foster care raised

Plaid Cymru AM Simon Thomas asked a topical question regarding the case of a teenager who took his own life while in foster care. The teenager was failed by agencies as he prepared to leave the care system a review by the Mid and West Wales Safeguarding Children Board has found.

Mid and West AM Simon Thomas asked the Welsh Government for a statement on children's services in Powys in the wake of a report by the Mid and West Wales Safeguarding Board regarding the death of a child in the care of the County Council.


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Calls for Welsh food branding to be maintained despite Brexit

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Simon Thomas has called on the Welsh Government to take the threat to Welsh food branding by Brexit seriously.

The Assembly Member has tabled a motion calling on the Labour led administration to ensure that food from Wales is recognised as Welsh food as we leave the EU.

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New report on potential of a full public bank in Wales

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A new report by a think tank has assessed the potential of a public development bank for Wales to boost lending to promote economic development locally.

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