Today Wrexham Council’s Executive Board chose to ignore the views of pretty much everyone who lives in the Ceiriog Valley. A huge number of people took part in the Council’s consultation process and local campaigners are right to be furious. Ysgol Pontfadog should not be closed.
Today’s appalling decision fails on two counts – it closes Ysgol Pontfadog and it fails to give Glyn Ceiriog the fully Welsh-medium school it needs. Ysgol Pontfadog should have been retained as an English-medium school, Ysgol Llanarmon DC as a Welsh-medium school with Ysgol Cynddelw, Glyn Ceiriog becoming a fully Welsh-medium school.
The Executive Board of Wrexham County Borough Council has treated the communities of the Ceiriog Valley shamefully. If local residents now feel that their interests would be best served outside Wrexham County Borough Council area by becoming part of another Local Authority area I will back them totally.
Susan Elan Jones MP
“Welcome to my website, which provides information about my work in Westminster and in my constituency.
I have had the honour of representing my home area in Parliament since May 2010. In Westminster, I have campaigned on many important issues. These include jobs; supporting local businesses; road safety and transport issues; toughening the law on child abuse; and S4C. You can follow my speeches and parliamentary questions on www.theyworkforyou.com/
If you need my help or would like to invite me to a community event, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me in English or Welsh.”
“Croeso i fy ngwefan, sy’n cynnwys manylion am fy ngwaith yn San Steffan ac yn yr etholaeth.
‘Rydw i wedi cael y fraint o gynrychioli ardal fy nghynefin yn San Steffan ers Mai 2010. Yn San Steffan, ‘rydw i wedi ymgyrchu ar faterion pwysig fel swyddi; cefnogi busnesau lleol; diogelwch ar ein ffyrdd a
thrafnidiaeth; cryfhau’r gyfraith ar gam-drin plant; ac S4C a’r Gymraeg. Gallwch ddarllen fy areithiau seneddol a chwestiynau ar www.theyworkforyou.com/
Os hoffech fy ngwahodd i ddigwyddiad cymunedol, peidiwch ag oedi i gysylltu â mi yn y Gymraeg neu’r Saesneg”.