Thursday, 20 March 2008


…de la Llanelli Star:

A massive shake-up of education has been ordered in Llanelli to arrest the slide of the Welsh language.

Millions of pounds are expected to be pumped into the community over the coming years following a 14-month investigation which uncovered a critical decline in the number of Welsh speakers in the town and surrounding area.

Shock figures produced by a county council taskforce of experts warns that unless the authority changes its education strategy in primary schools the number of Welsh speakers will plummet from 43.88 per cent to 21.7 per cent…

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