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Thank you to those who signed my petition for a safe crossing at the Cyncoed Road and Llanedeyrn Road Crossroads.

89 people have now signed the petition, stating that it is not safe to cross the road at this junction due to relentless traffic. It is particularly hazardous for children, the frail elderly, and for those with visual or sensory disabilities.

This Thursday 28
th July, the petition will be presented to full Council and Mr Kevin Seymour will be asking a question on this matter to the Cabinet Member for Transport, Planning and Sustainability, Cllr. Ramesh Patel. The meeting starts at 4.30pm.

All Council meetings are webcasted (simultaneously streamed on the Cardiff Council website) so they can be accessed by anyone who wishes to view the proceedings. The recording of the webcast is also kept on the website for 12 months. You can access the webcast here:

I will keep you informed of any progress following the meeting.
Yours Sincerely,

Jenny Rathbone AM

Assembly Member for Cardiff Central


Petition for a Safe Crossing on Cyncoed and Llanedeyrn Road

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July 2016


Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee, National Assembly

We, as members of the National Assembly's Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee have noted the concern expressed by many that the new committee may lose focus on the work done in the previous Assembly to build consensus on climate change and environmental protection. We understand these concerns, and we give the following reassurances:


  • We believe that our actions as individuals and as a society have a real impact on climate change and our natural environment. Changing the way we act is key to reversing global warming, tackling climate change, reversing biodiversity loss, restoring our ecosystems, creating sustainable economic growth, and helping restore an environment and a planet fit for this and future generations.


  • We undertake therefore to work collaboratively and on the basis of evidence to hold our Welsh Government and its agencies to account on all relevant metrics including carbon emissions, and to provide a forum for leadership on tackling climate change. In doing so, we will actively engage with relevant stakeholders and wider Welsh society.


  • We are determined that the committee should seek the widest evidence; test it and provide the best advice possible to the Assembly, Welsh Government and wider society on developing a low carbon economy; enhancing biodiversity; pollution control and environmental protection; sustainable food production and eco-systems services.


  • We pledge that we will co-operate and seek consensus whenever possible in order to further these aims, and to ensure that Wales as a nation and in our National Assembly shows leadership on climate change, sustainable development and the natural environment.


Jayne Bryant AM

Sian Gwenllian AM

Vikki Howells AM

Jenny Rathbone AM

Simon Thomas AM

Huw Irranca-Davies AM

Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee Statement

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Jenny Rathbone | Cardiff Central Labour Candidate

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