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International Business Times
UKIP assembly member apologises for calling Chuka Umunna a "f***ing coconut" Brown's racist slur," he said. Neil Hamilton, UKIP's leader in the Welsh Assem
International Business Times / Posted 17 hours ago
Brown's racist slur," he said. Neil Hamilton, UKIP's leader in the Welsh Assembly, said he did not wish to comment. Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood said: "This racism reflects poorly on our parliament - The National Assembly for Wales - and... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh Government demands £700m to invest in railbe in addition to a fair proportion of funding allocated to Wales for other rai
walesonline / Posted yesterday
be in addition to a fair proportion of funding allocated to Wales for other rail enhancements in the future.”Read More Plaid Cymru Transport spokesman Jonathan Edwards said: “The real story here is how Labour are playing politics with the... Read more
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walesonline
Severn tolls news claimed to distract from electrificationis nothing but a desperate attempt by Alun Cairns to distract from yesterday’s
walesonline / Posted yesterday
is nothing but a desperate attempt by Alun Cairns to distract from yesterday’s u-turn on electrification to Swansea.” Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood called for the AMs to have control over rail infrastructure and the Severn Crossings.Leanne:... Read more
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International Business Times
Travelling to Wales will be cheaper as government plans to abolish all River Severn tolls in 2018 but a desperate attempt by Alun Cairns to distract from yesterday's U-turn on e
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
but a desperate attempt by Alun Cairns to distract from yesterday's U-turn on electrification to Swansea," said Jones. Plaid Cymru transport spokesman Jonathan Edwards told Wales Online: "My position is that the ownership of the main supply... Read more
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walesonline
Friday, July 21, 2017all employees in the Assembly should have a basic knowledge of Welsh seemed a g
walesonline / Posted yesterday
all employees in the Assembly should have a basic knowledge of Welsh seemed a good move, until I heard the comment of a Plaid Cymru Assembly Member who seemed more concerned about ethnic minorities being excluded than the 82% of Welsh people who... Read more
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walesonline
Severn Crossing tolls will be scrapped in 2018around £100m a year. However, it has not named a specific date for when in 201
walesonline / Posted yesterday
around £100m a year. However, it has not named a specific date for when in 2018 the tolls will be paid for the last time. Plaid Cymru transport spokesman Jonathan Edwards attacked the Wales Office’s decision to recommit to the pledge made ahead... Read more
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walesonline
Rail electrification between Cardiff and Swansea is in doubtand Cardiff by December of next year, but fears are growing that the line to Sw
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
and Cardiff by December of next year, but fears are growing that the line to Swansea will not be upgraded as planned. Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr MP and transport spokesman Jonathan Edwards said: “If the British Government u-turns... Read more
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walesonline
Wales at risk of being 'profoundly' affected by Brexitthe devolved administrations must work with, not against, the UK Government to
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
the devolved administrations must work with, not against, the UK Government to get the best Brexit for the whole of the UK.”Plaid Cymru’s Hywel Williams described the report as 'damning'.Arfon's Hywel Williams (Image: Daliy Post/Caernarfon... Read more
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The New Statesman
17 reasons why Taylor Swift would be smuggled out of her apartment in a huge suitcaseseven seats, down five from 12. The Greens would lose their sole seat of Brigh
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
seven seats, down five from 12. The Greens would lose their sole seat of Brighton Pavilion, and the biggest loser would be Plaid Cymru, which would have got just one seat, down three from four. In Northern Ireland, the DUP would have lost three... Read more
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walesonline
Tuesday, July 18, 2017Assembly, could be identified as a Doctor Who, Tardis moment in time. Next mon
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
Assembly, could be identified as a Doctor Who, Tardis moment in time. Next month, I hit my 50th anniversary as a member of Plaid Cymru. Had I entered the Tardis time machine in 1967, setting down in Wales last week, the Westminster dinosaurs had... Read more
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walesonline
Radical plans for shake up of local democracy in Wales revealedto us that we make sure that they are able to express their opinion to change t
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
to us that we make sure that they are able to express their opinion to change the things that are important to them.” Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet member for Local Government Sian GwenllianSian Gwenllian “Young people’s voices and contribution... Read more
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Powys County Times
Brand new Audi to only cost Powys council £2,592on Thursday, calling for the purchase or lease of a chairman’s vehicle to be sc
Powys County Times / Posted 6 days ago
on Thursday, calling for the purchase or lease of a chairman’s vehicle to be scrapped. The motion has been proposed by the Plaid Cymru – Green group leader on the council, Cllr Elwyn Vaughan, seconded by Cllr Bryn Davies. Critical of the purchase,... Read more
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walesonline
Plaid Cymru should 'let Leanne be Leanne', says Adam PricePeople around the world are voting for radical visions of change and Plaid Cymr
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
People around the world are voting for radical visions of change and Plaid Cymru should “let Leanne be Leanne”, according to one of Wales’ highest profile AMs. Adam Price argues that party leader Leanne Wood represents “authenticity and audacity”... Read more
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walesonline
MP calls for action on Wales' 'creaking transport system'to receive its rightful share as a result of the £1 billion ‘road revolution’ p
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
to receive its rightful share as a result of the £1 billion ‘road revolution’ promised to England,” said Mr Edwards, who is Plaid Cymru’s transport spokesman. “The Welsh Government should ring-fence this money in order to invest in roads in all... Read more
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walesonline
Inquiry into Circuit of Wales leak encourages secrecy over transparencyman behind the Circuit of Wales project aimed to earn £46m from it in cash and
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
man behind the Circuit of Wales project aimed to earn £46m from it in cash and equity. It has done so under pressure from Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood and her lieutenant Adam Price, the party’s Shadow Economy and Infrastructure Secretary. The... Read more
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walesonline
Inquiry launched into Circuit of Wales finances leakinvestigation into the disclosure. The work is currently ongoing.” The decisio
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
investigation into the disclosure. The work is currently ongoing.” The decision to launch an inquiry was welcomed by Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood and the party’s Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Economy Adam Price, who has accused... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Daughter of man who died from contaminated blood welcomes public inquiryParty Ian Blackford, leader of the Liberal Democrats Tim Farron, leader of the
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Party Ian Blackford, leader of the Liberal Democrats Tim Farron, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party Nigel Dodds, Plaid Cymru leader Liz Saville Roberts and Green Party leader Caroline Lucas. It says: "We believe that those affected have... Read more
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walesonline
Friday, July 14, 2017point of Labour? What was the point of those manifesto promises? Say anything t
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
point of Labour? What was the point of those manifesto promises? Say anything to win an election. When will people learn? Plaid Cymru are looking better every day. Steffan Webb Gabalfa, CaerdyddCuba not a failed socialist state Mr Ian Robin... Read more
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walesonline
Free sanitary products could be given to schoolgirlsPlaid Cymru are tabling the proposal, set to go before councillors on July 19,
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
Plaid Cymru are tabling the proposal, set to go before councillors on July 19, which would offer free tampons and towels to all 7,678 girls in the borough – acknowledging sanitary products are “as essential as toilet paper for the personal hygiene of... Read more
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walesonline
The selfies that helped Keith Thomas raise nearly £4,000 for charitytake part in the photos, including Swans star Wayne Routledge, TV presenter Jas
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
take part in the photos, including Swans star Wayne Routledge, TV presenter Jason Mohammad and MPs Nia Griffith and Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood. Keith is known for his work towards charitable causes close to his heart - he has raised... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Contaminated blood scandal that infected thousands in 70’s and 80’s being investigatedthat called for an investigation into this disaster. The letter from various po
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
that called for an investigation into this disaster. The letter from various politaical parties including Labour, Lib Dems, Plaid Cymru, DUP, Green Party and the SNP demanded that those involved should be brought into light. It read, “We believe... Read more
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express
'You're a minority!' Umunna & Soubry SQUIRM in roasting over all-party Brexit groupSky News’ Kay Burley over the cross-party group, which includes politicians fro
express / Posted 11 days ago
Sky News’ Kay Burley over the cross-party group, which includes politicians from the SNP, the Lib Dems, the Green Party and Plaid Cymru. She said: “You Tory MPs have put your Prime Minister in a position where she only needs six of you to not vote... Read more
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walesonline
What leading Welsh figures think about Theresa Mayis] one of the most difficult office of Secretary of State.... I’m pretty sure
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
is] one of the most difficult office of Secretary of State.... I’m pretty sure she will make a success of Brexit.”4. The Plaid Cymru view: 'She is a zombie Prime Minister'Carmarthen East and Dinefwr MP Jonathan Edwards Carmarthen East and... Read more
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walesonline
Why is Labour campaigning to scrap the cap?have a Conservative Government that is at present refusing to fund higher pay r
walesonline / Posted 12 days ago
have a Conservative Government that is at present refusing to fund higher pay rises for public sector workers.Read More Plaid Cymru, however, has taken the view that because the commitment on lifting the pay cap was made in Labour’s Welsh... Read more
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express
'Be careful!' Tory MP warns of Remoaner attempts to use 'back door' to THWART BrexitAnna Soubry. Mr Umunna will be joined by politicians from across the SNP, Cons
express / Posted 12 days ago
Anna Soubry. Mr Umunna will be joined by politicians from across the SNP, Conservatives, Liberal Democrats, the Greens and Plaid Cymru, aiming to keep Britain from leaving the European Union without an agreement. The campaign, entitled All-Party... Read more
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walesonline
Five ways the PM could boost prosperity in Walesgive Wales the fair share in Barnett consequentials for the grubby deal she cut
walesonline / Posted 12 days ago
give Wales the fair share in Barnett consequentials for the grubby deal she cut with the DUP to cling on to power.”This Plaid Cymru MP says the Government should fund the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon:Jonathan Edwards during Prime Minister's... Read more
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express
'Just be HONEST' Coburn SCOLDS Umunna over 'campaign to remain in the EU'hard Brexit. Mr Umunna will be joined by politicians from across the SNP, Cons
express / Posted 12 days ago
hard Brexit. Mr Umunna will be joined by politicians from across the SNP, Conservatives, Liberal Democrats, the Greens and Plaid Cymru, aiming to keep Britain from leaving the European Union without an agreement. The campaign, entitled All-Party... Read more
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express
'So a whipped group of REMOANERS?' Boulton roasts Umunna over cross-party anti-Brexit clubGroup on EU Relations. He insisted the group, which includes politicians from
express / Posted 12 days ago
Group on EU Relations. He insisted the group, which includes politicians from the SNP, the Lib Dems, the Green Party and Plaid Cymru, was set up to stop Brexit “turning Britain into the sweatshop of Europe”. Mr Umunna said: “We’ve come together... Read more
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walesonline
Wales sees surge of support for a 'soft' Brexit in new pollaccess to the Single Market, we must allow EU citizens to live and work here.
walesonline / Posted 12 days ago
access to the Single Market, we must allow EU citizens to live and work here. In a White Paper published jointly with Plaid Cymru last January, the Welsh Government argued that the UK’s position on freedom of movement for future EU migrants... Read more
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Daily Star
Brexit in trouble as MPs from ALL major parties join forces in pro-Europe groupand the European Movement. While Soubry and Umunna will enjoy support from MPs
Daily Star / Posted 13 days ago
and the European Movement. While Soubry and Umunna will enjoy support from MPs in the Liberal Democrats, the Green Party, Plaid Cymru and the Scottish National Party (SNP). Together, the new group could spell trouble for the Prime Minister as she... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Contaminated blood scandal: victim welcomes opposition leaders’ call for Hillsborough-style public inquiryParty Westminster leader Ian Blackford, as well as Democratic Unionist Party Ho
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
Party Westminster leader Ian Blackford, as well as Democratic Unionist Party House of Commons leader Nigel Dodds and Plaid Cymru Westminster leader Liz Saville Roberts, has now been sent to prime minister Theresa May to “urge you to call a... Read more
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express
Jeremy Corbyn boasts to crowd he’d be tough to Donald Trumphas blocked attempts to ban zero-hours contracts for agricultural workers and c
express / Posted 14 days ago
has blocked attempts to ban zero-hours contracts for agricultural workers and carers in Wales, it emerged yesterday. Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood said: “Labour act as though they are outraged but the party has done very little to stop their... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
NatWest criticised as queue for van reaches 45 minutes in Ruthinon site and I’m confident that they will actually take a message to the manager
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
on site and I’m confident that they will actually take a message to the managers about what they witnessed on Thursday.” Plaid Cymru AM Llyr Gruffydd said: “We campaigned for NatWest to retain banking services in the town, and this mobile unit is... Read more
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walesonline
Threats to Wales' steel industry from China and the US in focus at G20 summitis concerned by Trump's trade policiesAdam Price warned against 'tit-for-tat' p
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
is concerned by Trump's trade policiesAdam Price warned against 'tit-for-tat' protectionism Carmarthen East and Dinefwr Plaid Cymru AM Adam Price said: “The signs are very clear that the Trump administration is breaking with 40-50 years maybe of... Read more
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Powys County Times
Anger over £36,000 car for Powys Council Chairmanof the new Chairman, according to the council. The decision to purchase the br
Powys County Times / Posted 15 days ago
of the new Chairman, according to the council. The decision to purchase the brand new vehicle has been slammed by Plaid Cymru County Councillor Elwyn Vaughan. Cllr Vaughan, who is leader of the Plaid Cymru-Green Group on the council,... Read more
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walesonline
Swansea's lagoon won't kill as many fish as claimed - claim!by the developer and potential impacts on fish which will inform our decision o
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
by the developer and potential impacts on fish which will inform our decision on the marine licence,” added Mr Davies. Plaid Cymru AM Simon Thomas, the party’s Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate Change and Rural Affairs, said he hoped... Read more
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walesonline
Leanne urges Wales to scrap public sector pay cap like ScotlandThe Welsh Government should follow the example of the Scots and lift the 1% pay
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
The Welsh Government should follow the example of the Scots and lift the 1% pay cap on public sector workers, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has urged. BMA Cymru, the body that represents Welsh doctors, said the lifting of the cap “must happen in... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh MPs unite to support Waspi women's pension campaignWelsh Labour and Plaid Cymru MPs have united to condemn the “injustice” they sa
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
Welsh Labour and Plaid Cymru MPs have united to condemn the “injustice” they say has been suffered by women born in the 1950s whose retirement plans were thrown into chaos when the UK Government decided to raise the pension age. The campaign run by... Read more
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walesonline
Dismay as 146 jobs lost with the confirmed closure of benefits centreare within a short distance but if this is not the case alternative job roles w
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
are within a short distance but if this is not the case alternative job roles will be offered wherever possible."Read More Plaid Cymru Mid and West AM Simon Thomas joined those expressing their dismay. "The decision to move jobs out of Llanelli... Read more
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chroniclelive
Fury over Hexham MP's apprenticeship claima temporary “bridging pension” to help the women affected has been signed by 12
chroniclelive / Posted 17 days ago
a temporary “bridging pension” to help the women affected has been signed by 124 MPs from the Labour Party, SNP, DUP, Plaid Cymru, Liberal Democrats and Green Party, and one Conservative . Mr Opperman, Conservative MP for Hexham, had the task... Read more
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walesonline
Carwyn Jones says Wales should have an international cricket teamthe staging of international competitions at Cardiff’s Swalec stadium and cause
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
the staging of international competitions at Cardiff’s Swalec stadium and cause serious financial repercussions. However, Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans and MP Jonathan Edwards have strongly supported the formation of a standalone Welsh team on the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
DUP won't trade rights of unborn child for deal with Tories, says Paisleyof the mother is at risk. Yesterday, the First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones,
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
of the mother is at risk. Yesterday, the First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones, was asked in the Welsh Assembly in by Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood: "First Minister, the governments in England and Scotland have announced that they will act to... Read more
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express
Jean-Claude Juncker needs to get his own house in order firstas if they just won a landslide. Even with the backing of Labour MPs (by no mea
express / Posted 17 days ago
as if they just won a landslide. Even with the backing of Labour MPs (by no means a given), the SNP, the Lib Dems and Plaid Cymru, Corbyn would still be short of a majority. Yet none of this has stopped him and his followers from claiming a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Abortions to be made available in Wales for Northern Irish women, first minister saysin the Welsh Assembly earlier today, the country's First Minister Carwyn Jones
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
in the Welsh Assembly earlier today, the country's First Minister Carwyn Jones was responding to a query from the leader of Plaid Cymru Leanne Wood about whether the Welsh Government would be taking similar measures. Mr Jones, who is also the... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Leader of Denbighshire County Council appoints cabinetTHE leader of Denbighshire County Council has confirmed the appointments of his
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 19 days ago
THE leader of Denbighshire County Council has confirmed the appointments of his Cabinet. Following a decision by Plaid Cymru – the Party of Wales not to take up their seats, additional discussions took place and the membership has now been... Read more
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walesonline
Monday, July 3, 2017from the nasty Tories. Absolute nonsense – and the following facts shows the t
walesonline / Posted 19 days ago
from the nasty Tories. Absolute nonsense – and the following facts shows the true values of the Labour Party in Wales. Plaid Cymru has tried seven times to pass a law banning zero hours contracts in the public sector in Wales. The Labour... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Hornsey and Wood Green MP Catherine West defends rebel voteby 322 votes to 101, a majority of 221. The rebel Labour MPs were joined by 34
The Ham&High Network / Posted 22 days ago
by 322 votes to 101, a majority of 221. The rebel Labour MPs were joined by 34 SNP MPs, 12 Liberal Democrats, the four Plaid Cymru MPs, Green Party MP Caroline Lucas and Independent MP Lady Hermon. Ms West was appointed to the frontbench... Read more
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express
'It's them that's split' Tory MP roasts Labour as party tears itself apart over Brexitand customs union. Labour rebels backing the amendment joined 34 SNP MPs, all
express / Posted 22 days ago
and customs union. Labour rebels backing the amendment joined 34 SNP MPs, all 12 Liberal Democrats and each of the four Plaid Cymru MPs, as well as sole Green Party MP Caroline Lucas and Independent Ulster MP Lady Hermon. The proposal was... Read more
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express
'It was always on the cards' LBC caller BLASTS Umunna's desperate bid to water down Brexitby the Leave camp.” Labour rebels backing the amendment joined 34 SNP MPs, all
express / Posted 22 days ago
by the Leave camp.” Labour rebels backing the amendment joined 34 SNP MPs, all 12 Liberal Democrats and each of the four Plaid Cymru MPs, as well as sole Green Party MP Caroline Lucas and Independent Ulster MP Lady Hermon. The proposal was... Read more
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express
'You tried to do it in 2010!' Liam Fox blasts Labour MP over hypocrisy in fiery DUP debateunion. Labour rebels backing the amendment were by joined 34 SNP MPs, all 12 L
express / Posted 22 days ago
union. Labour rebels backing the amendment were by joined 34 SNP MPs, all 12 Liberal Democrats and each of the four Plaid Cymru MPs, as well as the sole Green Party MP Caroline Lucas and Independent Ulster MP Lady Hermon. The proposal was... Read more
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