Swansea Labour News

GCSE results day

Swansea GCSE results compare favourably to overall grades across Wales

Swansea Council’s Labour-led administration was celebrating as GCSE results were well above those for Wales as a whole. Swansea has again held up well, with the main indicators all being above the averages for Wales, and most subjects showing results which are better than the national picture. The figures show 21.2% of city pupils gained […]

Standing Up For Swansea

Labour-controlled council’s budget on track despite challenges of austerity and Brexit

Swansea Council leader Rob Stewart believes the Labour-led administration’s 2019-20 budget is well placed despite outside challenges. The demands of austerity, the rising demand for services and the challenges thrown up by Brexit are all putting pressure on the council coffers. But in a report presented to the Labour council cabinet – assessing the council’s […]

Seaview Primary

Labour councillor proud of school refurbishment funding

Labour Councillor Cyril Anderson says he is very proud that Swansea is delivering a partial refurbishment of a popular city primary school during the summer holidays including the addition of a new classroom extension. The investment, nearly £500,000, which Swansea Council successfully bid for from the Welsh Government, will improve the learning environment for pupils […]

Holiday hunger

Free lunches organised by councillors to help eradicate holiday hunger

Swansea Labour councillors in Llansamlet have organised special free lunch clubs over the school holidays. Over the past couple of years the councillors have identified a problem in their ward concerning ‘holiday hunger’ and are determined help those families and others who are struggling to make ends meet. Councillors Alyson Pugh, Ryland Doyle, Penny Matthews […]

A-Level results

Swansea Labour delighted by impressive A-Level results by city students

Swansea Labour continues to back significant investment in the city’s schools which is reflected in an impressive set of A-Level results. There were excellent results within the Swansea Council region – with students achieving grades above the Welsh and UK averages. The overall pass rate of 97.9% (97.6% 2018) is above the Welsh average with […]

Cllrs Des Thomas and Mark Child

West Cross councillors delighted by decision to save picturesque coastal land from possible development

West Cross councillors Mark Child and Des Thomas are delighted Swansea Council listened to their concerns and decided not to proceed with any development of the land on the Mumbles side of the West Cross Inn. The Council had engaged in a public consultation on a number of sites around the bay including the car […]

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