All posts by Matt Withers

Cardiff South set for by-election after Alun Michael is named as police commissioner candidate

Cardiff South set for by-election after Alun Michael is named as police commissioner candidate
June 19, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff South and Penarth MP Alun Michael will be Labour’s candidate for South Wales’ first elected police commissioner, triggering a by-election for his seat in Parliament. The 68-year-old former first secretary beat rival Paul Cannon, an ex-police inspector, by 1,142 ... Read More »

Nick Clegg visits Fitzalan High School

Nick Clegg visits Fitzalan High School
June 15, 2012 No Comments »

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg chose a Cardiff school yesterday to pioneer a new programme getting high-profile speakers into state schools. Mr Clegg visited Fitzalan High School where he spoke to pupils across all age groups before taking questions. The ... Read More »

Cardiff councillors get pay increase…but leader’s entitlement cut

Cardiff councillors get pay increase…but leader’s entitlement cut
August 2, 2011 12 Comments »

Cardiff councillors are set for a 16% pay hike following a new settlement announced yesterday. And the council’s leader faces a pay cut under the new rules – but of just £119. Rodney Berman will be paid £52,581 from 2012/13, ... Read More »