cardiff council elections

Cardiff Lib Dems attack record of city Labour leader Heather Joyce

Cardiff Lib Dems attack record of city Labour leader Heather Joyce
April 19, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff’s ruling Liberal Democrats have launched a blistering attack on Labour group leader Heather Joyce after revealing she spoke just eight times at Cardiff full council meetings in a year. In a move set to spark further tensions ahead of ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: Education is top priority in Labour’s ‘ambitious and challenging’ vision for Cardiff

ELECTION 2012: Education is top priority in Labour’s ‘ambitious and challenging’ vision for Cardiff
April 17, 2012 2 Comments »

The Labour party would freeze council tax for one year, cap tax increases at 2% in future years, and make improving Cardiff’s schools its highest priority if it won control of the city council at next month’s local elections. Unveiling ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: Leaders’ debate set for April 23

ELECTION 2012: Leaders’ debate set for April 23
April 16, 2012 10 Comments »

For the last four years they have been running Wales’ capital. Now is your chance to quiz the politicians vying to become the city’s next leader to see who you think has earned the right to lead the next stage ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: ‘We’re about more than litter, dog mess and pot holes’ say Welsh Communists

ELECTION 2012: ‘We’re about more than litter, dog mess and pot holes’ say Welsh Communists
April 14, 2012 No Comments »

The Welsh Communists are about more than litter, dog mess and pot holes, its candidates declared yesterday as they launched their local election manifesto in Cardiff. The party – which is fielding four candidates in Adamsdown, Grangetown, Pentwyn, and Splott ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: Plaid Cymru leader out to “bust party myths” in Cardiff

ELECTION 2012: Plaid Cymru leader out to “bust party myths” in Cardiff
April 13, 2012 4 Comments »

Plaid Cymru’s new leader Leanne Wood says her leadership could help broaden the party’s appeal in Cardiff at next month’s council elections. Ms Wood was in Cardiff today with deputy council leader Neil McEvoy – also leader of the city’s ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: ‘If you want decent services, back the Lib Dems’ says Rodney Berman

ELECTION 2012: ‘If you want decent services, back the Lib Dems’ says Rodney Berman
April 13, 2012 2 Comments »

Rodney Berman yesterday attacked his rivals for making “promises to win votes” – and called on the people of Cardiff to judge him on what he had achieved, not what he said. The Liberal Democrat leader, who has run County ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: Labour group leader Heather Joyce says she ‘is ready’ to lead Cardiff council

ELECTION 2012: Labour group leader Heather Joyce says she ‘is ready’ to lead Cardiff council
April 12, 2012 16 Comments »

Four years ago Heather Joyce didn’t have “Councillor” before her name and admits she couldn’t have imagined she would be leading her party into an election in 2012. In the second in our series of interviews with Cardiff council’s group ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: ‘We’ll fight cuts, graffiti, and keep Cardiff’s bus station’ say Green Party

ELECTION 2012: ‘We’ll fight cuts, graffiti, and keep Cardiff’s bus station’ say Green Party
April 12, 2012 No Comments »

The Green Party would teach primary school children about the “right place” for graffiti, allow residents to participate in drawing up Cardiff Council’s budget, and keep the city’s central bus station on its current site, if it won local elections ... Read More »