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walesonline
Labour's reign in Wales is but a blink in the eye compared to these playersDems governed with Labour in the first Assembly. In 2007 it briefly looked as i
Labour's reign in Wales is but a blink in the eye compared to these players
walesonline / Posted 16 hours ago
Dems governed with Labour in the first Assembly. In 2007 it briefly looked as if a “rainbow coalition” would be formed but Plaid Cymru struck the One Wales coalition deal with Labour. Former Plaid Cymru leader Ieuan Wyn Jones (left) became Deputy... Read more
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walesonline
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood's pre-election pitch for your voteUK league table, with our pupils and patients forced to pay the price for the g
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood's pre-election pitch for your vote
walesonline / Posted 22 hours ago
UK league table, with our pupils and patients forced to pay the price for the governing party’s catalogue of failures. Plaid Cymru does not accept that this is as good as it gets for Wales. We go into this election with the most ambitious,... Read more
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walesonline
The war of words between a council and a candidate has got nastydesist, or face being charged for any future removals. “Last night, further al
The war of words between a council and a candidate has got nasty
walesonline / Posted yesterday
desist, or face being charged for any future removals. “Last night, further allegations were made on social media by the Plaid Cymru candidate for Cardiff West, Neil McEvoy. These allegations were specific to Gorse Place in Fairwater and accused... Read more
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walesonline
Assembly election 2016: Who is standing in Bridgend?playing with Meccano and construct various models, so my luxury item would be a
Assembly election 2016: Who is standing in Bridgend?
walesonline / Posted yesterday
playing with Meccano and construct various models, so my luxury item would be an advanced set of Meccano. James Radcliffe, Plaid Cymru 35, married, "no children as yet but hopefully will change". What is your full-time job? Researcher What is... Read more
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walesonline
Politicians complain after election boards are vandalisedcandidate has reported anti-semitic emblems being drawn on boards. South Wales
Politicians complain after election boards are vandalised
walesonline / Posted yesterday
candidate has reported anti-semitic emblems being drawn on boards. South Wales Police have been informed. It came after Plaid Cymru candidate Neil McEvoy contacted police to report 17 boards had been removed from Cardiff West. Cardiff council... Read more
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walesonline
This is how you rated the leaders on the BBC Wales election debatewere the best for me. The men seemed to use a lot of spin, where the women seem
This is how you rated the leaders on the BBC Wales election debate
walesonline / Posted yesterday
were the best for me. The men seemed to use a lot of spin, where the women seem to correct them with facts. "Both debates have made me lean more towards voting Plaid Cymru." The Assembly election manifestos 2016 The National Assembly e... Read more
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walesonline
A council took down Plaid placards that mysteriously vanishedpolitical advertising from communal areas at council properties. This is under
A council took down Plaid placards that mysteriously vanished
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
political advertising from communal areas at council properties. This is understood to have included boards belonging to Plaid Cymru candidate Neil McEvoy. The Cardiff West candidate and Fairwater councillor called the move “shocking”. “I was... Read more
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Christian Today
Welsh elections: What do the parties say about faith?question being whether the Tories will beat Labour to second place behind the S
Welsh elections: What do the parties say about faith?
Christian Today / Posted 2 days ago
question being whether the Tories will beat Labour to second place behind the SNP. Wales is more interesting debate with Plaid Cymru and the Conservatives both pushing hard after 17 years of Labour rule. Health and tax have dominated the debate... Read more
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Channel 4 News
what next week’s elections really meanwere on 15 per cent in Wales, according to the latest Welsh Political Barometer
what next week’s elections really mean
Channel 4 News / Posted 2 days ago
were on 15 per cent in Wales, according to the latest Welsh Political Barometer poll, which puts them fourth behind Labour, Plaid Cymru and the Conservatives. If this were a general election, 15 per cent of the popular vote would not translate into... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Former Llandudno mayor Greg Robbins defects to Tories from Plaid CymruA TOWN councillor and former mayor has defected to the Welsh Conservatives from
Former Llandudno mayor Greg Robbins defects to Tories from Plaid Cymru
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 2 days ago
A TOWN councillor and former mayor has defected to the Welsh Conservatives from Plaid Cymru. Cllr Greg Robbins, who has represented the Gogarth ward on Llandudno Town Council since 2008, said he made the decision after becoming disillusioned with... Read more
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walesonline
Three verdicts on the BBC Wales election leaders debate from the expertsover the last few years, and we are likely to see Labour continue to be the lar
Three verdicts on the BBC Wales election leaders debate from the experts
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
over the last few years, and we are likely to see Labour continue to be the largest party, but with fewer seats, with Plaid Cymru and the Conservatives fighting for second place, and the Lib Dems are in trouble as they are replaced by UKIP as... Read more
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walesonline
Jeremy Corbyn makes his pitch for you to vote Labour next weekaddition to the huge backing from Labour members, others had in recent election
Jeremy Corbyn makes his pitch for you to vote Labour next week
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
addition to the huge backing from Labour members, others had in recent elections supported the Greens, Liberals or Plaid Cymru – some had not voted at all for many years. What I would say to those people in Wales is that there’s a big... Read more
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walesonline
The performances in the National Assembly leaders' debate marked out of 1017 years of Labour-led Government in Wales and present himself as an alternativ
The performances in the National Assembly leaders' debate marked out of 10
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
17 years of Labour-led Government in Wales and present himself as an alternative First Minister. Mr Davies jousted with Plaid Cymru over past Budget votes and their refusal to support his party’s version of the Cancer Drugs Fund. He will have... Read more
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walesonline
Leaders duel on the NHS in pre-election debatedown to who shouts the loudest. It should be a right for every Welsh patient.”F
Leaders duel on the NHS in pre-election debate
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
down to who shouts the loudest. It should be a right for every Welsh patient.”First Minister 'in denial' - Leanne Wood Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood – who said the election was a two-horse race between her party and Labour – said the Welsh... Read more
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walesonline
What next for Welsh education? A teachers' guide to party manifestosto review each of the parties’ manifestos and pick out the key pledges that mat
What next for Welsh education? A teachers' guide to party manifestos
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
to review each of the parties’ manifestos and pick out the key pledges that matter most to those on the frontline. • Plaid CymruPlaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood during the launch of the party's manifesto in Cardiff The first out of the blocks... Read more
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walesonline
We joined Neil Hamilton for selfies and snubs out campaigninga trip down memory lane, Neil recounts his first bid for election was in 1964 a
We joined Neil Hamilton for selfies and snubs out campaigning
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
a trip down memory lane, Neil recounts his first bid for election was in 1964 at school, where he lost a mock election to Plaid Cymru and the Communist party who came second. The reaction to them as a couple is very different to that of Ukip as a... Read more
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walesonline
Leighton Andrews criticised over his chauffeur-driven tripsHart was driven from the Welsh Government building to City Hall and back again
Leighton Andrews criticised over his chauffeur-driven trips
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
Hart was driven from the Welsh Government building to City Hall and back again 'Making full use of the perks of the job' Plaid Cymru councillor Emyr Webster said: “We’ve seen recent examples of Labour Ministers being taken round the corner in... Read more
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The New Statesman
The government has failed to hold Tata to account over Port Talbotrepresent, must insist that we don't fund Tata to become its own asset-stripper
The government has failed to hold Tata to account over Port Talbot
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
represent, must insist that we don't fund Tata to become its own asset-stripper and turn its own steelworks into scrap. Adam Price is Plaid Cymru Assembly candidate for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr, and the party's Shadow Finance & Treasury Min... Read more
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walesonline
Poll projections revealed for key Assembly battleground seatsThere, just 0.1% separates Tory Janet-Finch-Saunders, who has held the seat for
Poll projections revealed for key Assembly battleground seats
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
There, just 0.1% separates Tory Janet-Finch-Saunders, who has held the seat for the last five years, from her Plaid Cymru rival Trystan Lewis. According to YouGov’s most recent poll for ITV Wales and Cardiff University, the Conservatives are on... Read more
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walesonline
Poll projections revealed for Assembly battleground seatsThere, just 0.1% separates Tory Janet-Finch-Saunders, who has held the seat for
Poll projections revealed for Assembly battleground seats
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
There, just 0.1% separates Tory Janet-Finch-Saunders, who has held the seat for the last five years, from her Plaid Cymru rival Trystan Lewis. According to YouGov’s most recent poll for ITV Wales and Cardiff University, the Conservatives are on... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Wales proves that Labour is bad for your healtheconomy needs to be reinvigorated, and our public services are verging on crisi
Wales proves that Labour is bad for your health
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
economy needs to be reinvigorated, and our public services are verging on crisis – a crisis of Carwyn Jones’ making. But Plaid Cymru are not the answer, they’re part of the problem. They have spent years in coalition with Labour, and repeatedly... Read more
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walesonline
'Port Talbot is only open because of the Government' - Cameronhis personal unpopularity in Wales had been a key factor in relegating the Tory
'Port Talbot is only open because of the Government' - Cameron
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
his personal unpopularity in Wales had been a key factor in relegating the Tory vote share to third behind Labour and Plaid Cymru. A YouGov poll this week showed Plaid was closing the gap on Labour but the Conservatives had slipped... Read more
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walesonline
Plaid Cymru PCC candidate criticised over tweetsA Plaid Cymru Police and Crime Commissioner candidate has been dubbed unfit to
Plaid Cymru PCC candidate criticised over tweets
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
A Plaid Cymru Police and Crime Commissioner candidate has been dubbed unfit to hold office by Labour and the Conservatives after it emerged he had tweeted a message calling on people to “keep GCHQ quiet” by sending emails containing the words “bomb,... Read more
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walesonline
Assembly election 2016: Who is standing in Ogmore?responses. All party press offices have been contacted and independent candidat
Assembly election 2016: Who is standing in Ogmore?
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
responses. All party press offices have been contacted and independent candidates are welcome to submit theirs.Tim Thomas, Plaid Cymru 34, married to Sara with two children, Alys aged 5 and Elin aged 3. What is your full-time job? Research and... Read more
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walesonline
National Assembly election 2016: Who is standing in Delyn?All party press offices have been contacted and independent candidates are welc
National Assembly election 2016: Who is standing in Delyn?
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
All party press offices have been contacted and independent candidates are welcome to submit theirs.Paul Rowlinson, Plaid CymruPaul Rowlinson, Plaid Cymru 61, married with three children What is your full-time job? Freelance... Read more
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walesonline
The cancer pledges of each of the main political partiesdo that is to vote Welsh Conservative on May 5.Elin Jones, Plaid health spokewo
The cancer pledges of each of the main political parties
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
do that is to vote Welsh Conservative on May 5.Elin Jones, Plaid health spokewoman and Assembly candidate for Ceredigion Plaid Cymru health spokeswoman Elin Jones It is both a cliché and a reality to say that cancer affects all of us, not just... Read more
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walesonline
No one in this Welsh town could get any cash out over the weekendhas now been resolved and the machine is fully operational.”The Rhondda has 'lo
No one in this Welsh town could get any cash out over the weekend
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
has now been resolved and the machine is fully operational.”The Rhondda has 'lost too much already' Earlier this year, Plaid Cymru leader, Leanne Wood, raised the issue of bank closures in the Rhondda during a debate at The Senedd. The... Read more
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walesonline
Someone has gone around Cardiff taking down Plaid Cymru signsway this street looked last night compared with how it looked this morning. La
Someone has gone around Cardiff taking down Plaid Cymru signs
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
way this street looked last night compared with how it looked this morning. Last night, the street had several prominent Plaid Cymru signs - you can see at least four. But here's how it looked this morning - not a single sign to be seen. But he... Read more
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walesonline
10 days to go: The latest polling on the battle for the AssemblyThe poll shows Plaid Cymru solidifying its position as the second party and als
10 days to go: The latest polling on the battle for the Assembly
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
The poll shows Plaid Cymru solidifying its position as the second party and also shows a slight rise in support for the Liberal Democrats. In the constituency section of the poll, Welsh Labour is on 33% (2 points down from the last poll, released on... Read more
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walesonline
Plaid Cymru and Conservatives put forward visions to get Wales building5 Assembly election looms closer. The Conservatives will argue 70,000 new home
Plaid Cymru and Conservatives put forward visions to get Wales building
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
5 Assembly election looms closer. The Conservatives will argue 70,000 new homes are needed over the next Assembly term and Plaid Cymru has outlined ambitions to unlock the “largest capital investment project since devolution”. Plaid says it wants... Read more
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walesonline
It isn't just about the men... meet the women of Port Talbot's steelworkspeople working on cranes and making sure everyone on site is safe. We also deal
It isn't just about the men... meet the women of Port Talbot's steelworks
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
people working on cranes and making sure everyone on site is safe. We also deal with long-term sick and returns to work.” Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood and Bethan Jenkins AM met steelworkers from Tata in Port Talbot earlier this month As a... Read more
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walesonline
Labour MP admits removing Plaid election placardsThe National Assembly election campaign took a bizarre turn yesterday when a La
Labour MP admits removing Plaid election placards
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
The National Assembly election campaign took a bizarre turn yesterday when a Labour MP admitted he had been removing Plaid Cymru placards from residents’ gardens. Plaid has made a formal complaint to Gwent Police about the actions of Caerphilly MP... Read more
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walesonline
National Assembly election 2016: Who is standing in Pontypridd?Chad Rickard, Pontypridd Chad Rickard, Plaid Cymru 28, single no children Wh
National Assembly election 2016: Who is standing in Pontypridd?
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
Chad Rickard, Pontypridd Chad Rickard, Plaid Cymru 28, single no children What is your full-time job? Researcher at the National Assembly What is your hometown? Rhydyfelin, Pontypridd What inspired you to enter politics? I was inspired to get... Read more
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walesonline
The people who think they can do better than the major partiesnot likely. She is not only up against two former Big Brother candidates in Joe
The people who think they can do better than the major parties
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
not likely. She is not only up against two former Big Brother candidates in Joel Williams (Conservatives) and Glyn Wise (Plaid Cymru) but two established politicians in Labour’s Jenny Rathbone and Eluned Parrott (Lib Dem). The Green Party also... Read more
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walesonline
Lord Owen tells Wales to get out of the coming 'United States of Europe'for even let us say a progressive alliance government elected in 2020 in which
Lord Owen tells Wales to get out of the coming 'United States of Europe'
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
for even let us say a progressive alliance government elected in 2020 in which the Labour Party had to work with SNP MPs, Plaid Cymru MPs, Green MPs and MPs from Northern Ireland to reverse marketisation of the NHS. “I do not say Liberal... Read more
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walesonline
Assembly election 2016: Who is standing in Caerphilly?All party press offices have been contacted and independent candidates are welc
Assembly election 2016: Who is standing in Caerphilly?
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
All party press offices have been contacted and independent candidates are welcome to submit theirs.Lindsay Whittle, Plaid Cymru Lindsay Whittle, Plaid Cymru Former Caerphilly council leader Mr Whittle is a regional Assembly Member. He is... Read more
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walesonline
Assembly election 2016: Who is standing in Aberavon?All party press offices have been contacted and independent candidates are welc
Assembly election 2016: Who is standing in Aberavon?
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
All party press offices have been contacted and independent candidates are welcome to submit theirs.Bethan Jenkins, Plaid Cymru Bethan Jenkins, Plaid Cymru 34 "I’m not married and I don’t have any children. I am defined by how good I do my... Read more
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walesonline
Assembly election: Who is standing in Cardiff South and Penarth?held last year by Labour's Stephen Doughty. 2011 National Assembly election T
Assembly election: Who is standing in Cardiff South and Penarth?
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
held last year by Labour's Stephen Doughty. 2011 National Assembly election The 2016 candidates Dafydd Trystan Davies, Plaid Cymru Vaughan Gething, Welsh Labour Ben Gray, Welsh Conservative Party Nigel Howells, Welsh Liberal Democrats Hugh... Read more
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walesonline
Former Plaid Cymru leader Lord Elis-Thomas backs Labour PCC manThe future of one of Plaid Cymru’s most prominent grandees has been thrown into
Former Plaid Cymru leader Lord Elis-Thomas backs Labour PCC man
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
The future of one of Plaid Cymru’s most prominent grandees has been thrown into doubt after he endorsed Labour’s candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner in North Wales. The peer, a former leader of Plaid who is seeking re-election as AM for... Read more
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express
Question Time 'economist' PROVES Britain should leave EU... using the back of an envelopeanother user called Mikey Smith said: "The audience just rapturously applauded
Question Time 'economist' PROVES Britain should leave EU... using the back of an envelope
express / Posted 9 days ago
another user called Mikey Smith said: "The audience just rapturously applauded a man for doing maths wrong." The panel also included Labour MP Kate Hoey, the Liberal Democrat’s Lord Ashdown, and Plaid Cymru leader, Leanne Wood.Relate... Read more
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walesonline
Suspended council chief exec makes Freedom of Information requestsdid not wish to be named, said: “I believe a number of councillors have been co
Suspended council chief exec makes Freedom of Information requests
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
did not wish to be named, said: “I believe a number of councillors have been contacted including some representing Labour, Plaid Cymru and Independents. There are rumours that pay-offs are being discussed but nothing like that has been... Read more
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walesonline
UK would take a 25% stake in a rescue deal for Port Talbota successful sale of Tata Steel’s operations in Wales and the rest of the UK.”
UK would take a 25% stake in a rescue deal for Port Talbot
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
a successful sale of Tata Steel’s operations in Wales and the rest of the UK.” During Wednesday night’s election debate, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood asked Mr Jones: “Would you be prepared to take an equity stake, part ownership of the company... Read more
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Powys County Times
Lord Dafydd backs Aled's AM bidA FORMER MP and AM has endorsed Plaid Cymru candidate Aled Morgan Hughes’ bid t
Lord Dafydd backs Aled's AM bid
Powys County Times / Posted 9 days ago
A FORMER MP and AM has endorsed Plaid Cymru candidate Aled Morgan Hughes’ bid to become Montgomeryshire’s Assembly Member. Speaking at Mr Hughes’ campaign launch on Friday, April 8, at the Cann Office Hotel, Llangadfan, Lord Dafydd Wigley, Plaid’s... Read more
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walesonline
How Wales leaders rated out of 10 in the Assembly election debatethe key challenge is to project a distinct vision for her party in this crowded
How Wales leaders rated out of 10 in the Assembly election debate
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
the key challenge is to project a distinct vision for her party in this crowded electoral marketplace.Leanne Wood 6/10 The Plaid Cymru leader made strategic interventions – notably getting Mr Jones to say he would support taking a stake in Port... Read more
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walesonline
10 things we've learned so far ahead of the Assembly electionthis area. Welsh leader Andrew RT Davies wants to cut the basic rate of income
10 things we've learned so far ahead of the Assembly election
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
this area. Welsh leader Andrew RT Davies wants to cut the basic rate of income tax in Wales by two pence in the pound.3. Plaid Cymru wants to go to war on StyrofoamStyrofoam containers Leanne Wood’s party wants to bring forward the goal of... Read more
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walesonline
The National Assembly election debate performances marked out of 10the key challenge is to project a distinct vision for her party in this crowded
The National Assembly election debate performances marked out of 10
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
the key challenge is to project a distinct vision for her party in this crowded electoral marketplace.Leanne Wood 6/10 The Plaid Cymru leader made strategic interventions – notably getting Mr Jones to say he would support taking a stake in Port... Read more
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walesonline
Key quotes from the Assembly election leaders' debatehis arguments that progress is being made, saying: “It’s not jam tomorrow, we n
Key quotes from the Assembly election leaders' debate
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
his arguments that progress is being made, saying: “It’s not jam tomorrow, we need jam for our children today.”Leanne Wood Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood used the debate to take a tough line on Tata, saying the Indian corporation should “pay up... Read more
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Daily Mirror
John Whittingdale visited lapdancing club to 'research licensing laws'report. Adam Price, on the committee at that time, said news of the visit has
John Whittingdale visited lapdancing club to 'research licensing laws'
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
report. Adam Price, on the committee at that time, said news of the visit has come as a “genuine surprise”. Mr Price, a Plaid Cymru MP in 2008, added: “If it was an official visit one would expect that at least during the private meetings of the... Read more
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walesonline
Bid to open door to new era of Welsh banknotes killed off by UK Governmentbanknotes has been derailed by the UK Government. Scotland and Northern Irelan
Bid to open door to new era of Welsh banknotes killed off by UK Government
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
banknotes has been derailed by the UK Government. Scotland and Northern Ireland have their own banknotes and Labour and Plaid Cymru supported a measure would have opened the door to a new era of Welsh notes. MPs in the Commons described the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
John Whittingdale admits he accepted free hospitality from a lapdancing clubThe event was set up by the Lap Dancing Association in 2008, shortly after the
John Whittingdale admits he accepted free hospitality from a lapdancing club
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
The event was set up by the Lap Dancing Association in 2008, shortly after the committee began its inquiry. Former Plaid Cymru MP Adam Price said it was a “genuine surprise” when he was informed of the visit. He said: “Whether or not they are in... Read more
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