Welsh Labour

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Welsh Labour (Welsh: Llafur Cymru) is part of the national Labour Party operating in Wales.

The current leader is Carwyn Jones (since December 2009).

Stance on Skeptical Issues

The 2011 Welsh Assembly manifesto can be read here: http://welshlabour.s3.amazonaws.com/welsh-labour-manifesto.pdf

Also in Welsh/Cymraeg: http://welshlabour.s3.amazonaws.com/maniffesto-llafur-cymru.pdf

Science and Engineering

Shortly before the 2011 Welsh Assembly elections, the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) looked at policies of the major Welsh parties, including Welsh Labour: http://sciencecampaign.org.uk/?page_id=4947

Bovine TB

The 2011 manifesto states the party would:

"Take a science-led approach to evaluate and review the best way of tackling Bovine TB." (page 88)

It is not clear exactly what this means in practice. However, in June 2011 John Griffiths, the Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development announced that an independent panel of experts would examine the evidence for badger culling in the control of Bovine TB, and there would be no cull during the review period. "What happens after the review will depend on what report is delivered and what the verdict is."[1]

List of Current AMs

Name Constituency
Leighton Andrews Rhondda
Mick Antoniw Pontypridd
Rosemary Butler Newport West
Christine Chapman Cynon Valley
Jeff Cuthbert Caerphilly
Alun Davies Blaenau Gwent
Keith Davies Llanelli
Mark Drakeford Cardiff West
Rebecca Evans Mid and West Wales
Vaughan Gething Cardiff South and Penarth
Janice Gregory Ogmore
John Griffiths Newport East
Lesley Griffiths Wrexham
Edwina Hart Gower
Mike Hedges Swansea East
Jane Hutt Vale of Glamorgan
Julie James Swansea West
Ann Jones Vale of Clwyd
Carwyn Jones Bridgend
Huw Lewis Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Sandy Mewies Delyn
Julie Morgan Cardiff North
Lynne Neagle Torfaen
Gwyn Price Islwyn
Jenny Rathbone Cardiff Central
David Rees Aberavon
Carl Sargeant Alyn and Deeside
Ken Skates Clwyd South
Gwenda Thomas Neath
Joyce Watson Mid and West Wales

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