Frank Little

Councillor for East Central ward on Coedffranc Town Council Learn more

Coalition administration for Neath Port Talbot

by franklittle on 23 May, 2022

Plaid Cymru and a number of independent councillors have agreed to form a coalition to run the council following the loss of overall control by Labour. The council leader will be the independents’ Steve Hunt and his deputy Alun Llewelyn, leader of Plaid Cymru on the council. Liberal Democrat and Green councillors have decided not […]

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Coedffranc Town Council AGM

by franklittle on 13 May, 2022

The paperwork for the AGM has just been delivered. It seems twice as voluminous as the last time I was on the (then) community council. Clearly it will take some time to digest. One item stands out however: should we resolve to pay our mayor and deputy and should others of us with special responsibilities […]

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Voting in person tomorrow

by franklittle on 4 May, 2022

Council tax

by franklittle on 29 April, 2022

An early shot of Jane Dodds’ party election broadcast on behalf of us Welsh Liberal Democrat candidates comprises front pages of local newspapers leading on council tax rises. We have regularly campaigned on keeping council tax down, particularly in Neath Port Talbot where certain communities are routinely the most heavily-taxed in Wales. To their credit, […]

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Pale Greens

by franklittle on 23 April, 2022

I used to have a sneaking regard for the Green Party. Its basic aim is right for our times. Without being hair-shirted about it, I have for a long time tried to live a life making minimal demands on non-renewable resources. However, its policies tend to be extreme and like so many one-issue parties it […]

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Labour shortage

by franklittle on 12 April, 2022

No, this is not about the failure of the Johnson government to find enough people to fill even the number of jobs left after they crashed the economy in the last two years. It is about the astonishing fact that, for the first time, the Labour party is not fielding a full raft of candidates […]

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My hat is in the ring

by franklittle on 11 April, 2022

I have been nominated as the Welsh Liberal Democrat candidate for Coedffranc Central on the county borough council and for Coedffranc East Central on the town council.

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Standing again

by franklittle on 27 March, 2022

The close result in the community council by-election for the Coedffranc North ward has encouraged me that I stand a chance in the county borough election in May. Watch this space.

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Free child care

by franklittle on 22 April, 2021

Welsh Liberal Democrats understand the importance of supporting children and families. That’s why we’re calling for free universal child-care for children from 9 months old to school age. So many parents have been struggling to cope juggling work, domestic duties and childcare. It’s time families in Wales got the support they deserved. To enact free child care we […]

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Thanks to Liberal Democrat Voice for the following The Make Votes Matter website is a great resource, including details of the ways in which PR often leads to a reduction in inequality, better minority representation, greater political engagement and voter turnout and swifter and stronger action against climate change.  In short, -how PR leads to better government. […]

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