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Asghar backs campaign to BEAT FLU

Mohammad Asghar AM is urging all those eligible for the free influenza (flu) vaccine to protect themselves and those around them.

Vaccination is the best protection against catching or spreading influenza, which is a debilitating and potentially deadly illness.

Asghar calls for review of Welsh Government business support rules

Mohammad Asghar AM has called on the Welsh Government to review the terms and conditions on which grants are made to businesses.

Mr Asghar’s call follows a number of recent job blows to Newport after the companies involved had received grant funding from the Welsh Government.

Governments must act to tackle extremism says Newport AM

A Newport AM has warned of the growing problem of radicalisation in Welsh communities.

Newport AM, Mohammad Asghar, who has held Assembly debates on the problem in the past, said the Welsh and UK Governments have duty to take steps to protect citizens.

Mohammad Asghar AM welcomes cut in Severn Bridge tolls

Local Assembly member Mohammad Asghar has welcomed news that tolls on the Severn Bridge crossings are to be cut.

From January next year Cars will pay £5.60 instead of £6.70. Small buses or vans will pay £11.20, down from £13.40. Lorries and coaches will pay £16.70 instead of £20.