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Kirsty Williams AM writes: Getting down to business in Wales

The long running saga of the ‘Welsh Lib Dem two’ has now been resolved but not without some pain. While Aled Roberts was able to re-take his seat as an Assembly Member, it was clear in the National Assembly that John Dixon did not have the same support.

I would like to pay tribute to John Dixon. He has served the public diligently and with distinction on Cardiff Council. He would have been an enormously effective and hard working Assembly Member. He has paid a very high price and I would like to pay tribute to him for the dignity with which he has handled the situation over the past two months.

Aled Roberts too has had a difficult couple of months but he is now back in the Assembly where he belongs and we have wasted no time in getting down to business and I have been able to announce the team that will hold the government to account.

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  • User AvatarDavid Becket 25th Jan - 11:13am
    Well said Paul. As a former Berkshire County Councillor I have every faith in Wokingham Liberal Democrats to make the right decision. As for Jeff...
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    Jeff, Why so angry you won. O of cause with winning comes responsiblity and being held to account. Here was me thinking you where just...
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    It would be interesting to know if other previous Tory and Labour defectors intend to continue their Lib dem party activity.