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Welcome to the website of Montgomeryshire Liberal Democrats

The Liberal Democrats have a proud record in Montgomeryshire, Powys, of representing local people on our local councils, on the National Assembly in Wales and at the Westminster Parliament.

We campaign hard on the issues that matter to you, all year round. Here you will find out about the work that we do in Montgomeryshire.


Above: Jane Dodds, Liberal Democrat Candidate for Montgomeryshire.

About Jane Dodds,

· Born in Wrexham, North Wales and was brought up in a Welsh speaking home, attending Welsh schools.

· Lives with husband Patrick, and both work in the public sector.

· Currently a senior service manager working in a national organisation working to look after and protect children in the court system.

· Previously worked with the Refugee Council, heading up work with children.

Recent updates

  • Article: Aug 5, 2014

    Welsh Liberal Democrat Logo


    Release / Rhyddhau: Immediate (1 August 2014)

    Contact / Cyswllt: Heather Kidd on 01686 625527, William Powell AM on 07703 112113 or Jane Dodds on 07758 318772

    William Powell AM and Jane Dodds help celebrate 40 years of CAT

    William Powell AM for Mid & West Wales had a fantastic time at the Centre for Alternative Technology as they celebrated their 40th Birthday. He said " There were an exciting & fun energy efficient events all day! I really enjoyed every minute."

  • Article: Jul 16, 2014

    Commenting on the evidence Ann Clwyd MP gave today to the Health Committee, Kirsty Williams, leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, said:

    "Ann Clwyd's evidence today once again highlighted that many hospitals in Wales are getting the basics wrong. That is exactly why it is essential my 'More Nurses' bill becomes a reality so that we have safe staff nursing levels in our hospitals. Nurses in Wales are under huge pressure, with more patients to care for than any other part of the UK.

  • Page: Jun 13, 2014
  • Petition: Jun 2, 2014
  • Petition: May 30, 2014
  • Welsh LibDem Bird
    Article: May 28, 2014


    Release/Rhyddhau: Immediate

    Contact/ Cyswllt: Heather Kidd, regional Office Manager for William Powell AM

    Tel ; 01686 625527

    Welsh Labour letting patients and paramedics down - William Powell AM

    Figures released today show that, in April, just 57.8% of emergency responses (in Powys) to Category A (immediately life-threatening) calls arrived at the scene within 8 minutes - and well below the target of 65%. In England and Scotland the target for the same priority call is 75%.

  • MLD bird
    Article: May 7, 2014
    500 Club Winners

    Ticket Number

    Prize Money
    February 2014
    Ticket: 85 Diana Baugh Telford £30
    Ticket: 62 Not Sold
    Ticket: 214 Not Sold
    Ticket: 64 Not Sold
    Ticket: 152 Olwen Jones Llanrhaedr ym Mochant £10
    Ticket: 7 Michael Williams Pool Quay £10
    March 2014
    Ticket 481 Brian Pickstock Meifod £30
    Ticket 25 Ann Evans Welshpool £20
    Ticket 358 Keran Owen Llansantffraid £15
    Ticket 483 Doreen Jones Llanfair Caereinion £10
    Ticket 275 Anne Morgan Caersws £10
    Ticket 320 Wyn Williams Llanfair Caereinion £10
    April 2014
    Ticket 169 C.M.E Jones Llanfyllin £50
    Ticket 78 Hazel Stibbe Kerry Street, Montgomery £30
    Ticket 303 Sue Jones Cefn Coch, Welshpool £20
    Ticket 486 Mrs M Lewis Guilsfield £15
    Ticket 353 Gwen Owen Llansantffraid £10
    Ticket 150 Ann Williams Llanfyllin £10
    Ticket 3 M Hudson Ardleen £10
    May 2014
    Ticket 307 Not Sold n/a £30
    Ticket 184 Not Sold n/a £20
    Ticket 403 Seren c/o Mick Bates Llanfair Caerenion £15
    Ticket 212 Not Sold n/a £10
    Ticket 227 Not Sold n/a £10
    Ticket 211 Not Sold n/a
  • Why are you IN?
    Article: Apr 24, 2014

    Today, Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg launched the Liberal Democrats' 2014 European election campaign. The launch took place in Colchester at a rally with activists and supporters, followed by a public town hall-style Q&A session hosted by Heart FM.

    Speaking at the launch event, Nick Clegg said:

  • Welsh LibDem Bird
    Article: Apr 2, 2014

    William Powell Assembly Member for Mid &West Wales and Cllr Gareth Morgan (Llandiloes) have raised questions over the awarding of a new adult social care contract by Powys County Council following allegations about the process of tendering.

    William Powell AM said:

    ''Constituents have brought a number of serious concerns to me on several aspects of the tender process. If proven this could prove a considerable risk to the Council and to service users.

  • Welsh LibDem Bird
    Article: Mar 27, 2014

    The people of Newtown protested yesterday at the loss of the well used Customer Service Centre. Cllr Joy Jones organised a petition and was present through the day to listen to people's concerns.

    "This centre is used by 1700 people a month to get help and advice on a huge range of vital council services. It is near the bus station and the shops and so it makes it easy for people to pop in to get help.