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05/07/2022  Plaid call for scrapping of Housing subsidy system that costs Wales £80million a year

Plaid Cymru’s Jonathan Edwards MP has called for the UK Government housing minister to meet with his opposite number at the Welsh Assembly Government in order to discuss the future of the housing revenue account subsidy system.

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05/07/2022  Plaid Economy Minister sets out economic vision

Plaid leader and Economy Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones AM has today set out his plans to radically transform the way the government supports the Welsh economy.

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02/07/2022  Plaid questions Secretary of State’s role in AV referendum plans

Did the Conservative Secretary of State mention the Welsh elections when her government colleagues were planning a referendum on May 5th?

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02/07/2022  Will the UK Parliament investigate Visteon?

Bethan Jenkins AM has written to the new Pensions Minister Steve Webb to urge him to back a Parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of Visteon UK and the role Ford played in its demise.

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01/07/2022  Plaid trusted to deliver after 3 years of government

Plaid Cymru deputy Assembly group leader Helen Mary Jones AM has said that Plaid Cymru has demonstrated that it can be trusted to deliver following three years as part of the Welsh government.

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01/07/2022  Electrification failure could ConDem economy for decades

Failure to press ahead with the plan to electrify the main railway line between Swansea and London would set back economic development for decades to come according to a senior Plaid AM.

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29/06/2022  Plaid disappointed by UK government’s ignorance over need for bilingual juries

Plaid Cymru’s Hywel Williams MP has expressed his disappointment over the new Conservative-Liberal Democrat government’s decision to rule out creating bilingual juries in Wales.

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29/06/2022  Plaid Minister’s persistence on housing pays off

Following news that the ConDem government’s attempts to halt the Welsh government’s bid to legislate to improve affordable housing has failed, Plaid AM Rhodri Glyn Thomas said that serious questions should be asked about the failing process that has allowed such a situation to arise.

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22/06/2022  FT figures show Con-Dem financial folly

Plaid Cymru Treasury spokesperson Jonathan Edwards MP has expressed concern ahead of tomorrow’s Budget after figures modelled by the Financial Times showed that the ConDem government’s suggested cuts would have a far greater impact upon west Wales and the Valleys than it would upon London and south-east England.

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21/06/2022  Electrification vital for Welsh prosperity - Plaid

The electrification of the rail line to Swansea is vital for the future prosperity of Wales. That was the message from Plaid AM for South Wales Central Chris Franks.

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21/06/2022  ConDem ‘Free Schools’ not welcome here - Plaid

Plaid Education spokesperson, Nerys Evans AM, has called on the ConDem parties in Wales to clarify their position on the ‘Free Schools’ plans as set out by the English Education Secretary today (18.

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16/06/2022  A ConDemnation: Plaid Leader attacks refusal to address Wales’ underfunding

A ConDemnation: Plaid Leader attacks Tories and Liberals for their refusal to address Wales’ underfunding Plaid Cymru’s leader Ieuan Wyn Jones AM has described the Conservatives’ and Liberal Democrats’ refusal to take action to reform the way Wales is funded by Westminster as “deplorable”.

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15/06/2022  Plaid warnings over defence review

Plaid Cymru’s defence spokesperson Elfyn Llwyd MP has warned the UK government that pressing ahead with cuts to the defence budget is ‘illogical’ when ring-fencing the huge expense of Trident and refusing to address the need for a timetabled exit strategy from Afghanistan.

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15/06/2022  Plaid welcomes Gillan’s confirmation that March referendum can go ahead

Plaid Cymru AM and Deputy Group leader, Helen Mary Jones has welcomed the Secretary of State’s confirmation that the Referendum on further powers for Wales will be able to take place next March.

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14/06/2022  Lower deficit and debt condems cuts programme

Plaid Cymru's Treasury spokesperson, Jonathan Edwards MP, has commented on the first report of the Office for Budget Responsibility, which has downgraded the expected UK national deficit and debts.

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10/06/2022  Welsh Lib Dems embarrassed after voting against their own manifesto

The Liberal Democrats voted against their own manifesto pledge this afternoon following a debate on the new Westminster government’s budget cuts in the Senedd.

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09/06/2022  Plaid Minister announces weekend free swimming for children and young people in Wales

Plaid AM and Minister for Heritage, Alun Ffred Jones today announced changes to the popular free swimming scheme at a visit to Newbridge Leisure Centre.

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08/06/2022  Plaid AM slams Tories’ cosmetic concern for Wales

Plaid Cymru AM Gareth Jones has today slammed Tory AMs for what he labelled their ‘cosmetic concern’ for Wales.

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08/06/2022  Plaid AM warns against ConDem cuts

Plaid Cymru’s Finance spokesperson has warned that ConDem plans for huge cuts to the public sector will hit Wales particularly hard.

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