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walesonline
No surge in membership for Plaid Cymru under Leanne Wood's leadershipA House of Commons research paper on the membership of political parties states
No surge in membership for Plaid Cymru under Leanne Wood's leadership
walesonline / Posted 12 hours ago
A House of Commons research paper on the membership of political parties states: “Plaid Cymru had 8,273 members as of July 2016, according to information from the party’s central office. This is a slight increase compared to 8,015 in December 2015.... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
First minister ambitions for successful Barrow GCSE studenthis other subjects. The 16-year-old, who is originally from North Wales and wh
First minister ambitions for successful Barrow GCSE student
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
his other subjects. The 16-year-old, who is originally from North Wales and whose first language is Welsh, is a member Plaid Cymru. He plans to stand in the next Welsh elections in 2021, when he is 21, and be voted in as an Assembly Member.... Read more
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express
Owen Smith blasts Jeremy Corbyn for party's woes in Scotlandend up split unless Mr Corbyn is ousted. Both rejected any suggestion of formin
Owen Smith blasts Jeremy Corbyn for party's woes in Scotland
express / Posted yesterday
end up split unless Mr Corbyn is ousted. Both rejected any suggestion of forming a "progressive alliance" with the SNP, Plaid Cymru and the Greens. It came after Mr Corbyn ruled out a deal, accusing Nicola Sturgeon's party of pursuing Tory-style... Read more
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walesonline
Former Big Brother contestant Glyn Wise quits Plaid Cymru over EUPerhaps he didn’t realise that Plaid Cymru has strongly supported the UK’s memb
Former Big Brother contestant Glyn Wise quits Plaid Cymru over EU
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Perhaps he didn’t realise that Plaid Cymru has strongly supported the UK’s membership of the EU for decades. Glyn finished as runner-up in Big Brother A week after the referendum he wrote: “Come on with article 50 to leave the EU. Being in limbo... Read more
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walesonline
Councillor calls railway bridge a 'death trap'visitors we’ll be receiving for years to come.” The bridge itself carries trai
Councillor calls railway bridge a 'death trap'
walesonline / Posted yesterday
visitors we’ll be receiving for years to come.” The bridge itself carries trains across the Harbour Road causeway. Fellow Plaid Cymru councillor Nic Hodges has also claimed that work needs to be carried out on the bridge. He said: “The bridge is... Read more
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walesonline
Labour accused of 'sneaking out' a major cut to Jobs Growth Walessignificant differences between the employment rates of Jobs Growth Wales parti
Labour accused of 'sneaking out' a major cut to Jobs Growth Wales
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
significant differences between the employment rates of Jobs Growth Wales participants and the matched comparison group. Plaid Cymru Treasury spokesman Jonathan Edwards said: “Jobs Growth Wales has been marred by flaws from the beginning - from... Read more
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walesonline
Plaid Cymru has called Owen Smith a 'hypocrite' over devolutionPlaid Cymru has accused Labour leadership contender Owen Smith of “cynical hypo
Plaid Cymru has called Owen Smith a 'hypocrite' over devolution
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
Plaid Cymru has accused Labour leadership contender Owen Smith of “cynical hypocrisy” by claiming to be a committed devolutionist while voting against proposals to give Wales more powers. Liz Saville Roberts, Plaid’s Parliamentary spokeswoman on... Read more
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walesonline
Will Independents ever break the hold of the big parties on the Assembly?Independents won 293 seats. This was less than the total won by Labour (577) bu
Will Independents ever break the hold of the big parties on the Assembly?
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
Independents won 293 seats. This was less than the total won by Labour (577) but many more than the number netted by Plaid Cymru (158), the Conservatives (105) and the Liberal Democrats (72). Independents have had nothing like this success... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Llangollen spa owners say business hit by shock hotel closureLlangollen being the home of the Royal International Pavilion, the town is used
Llangollen spa owners say business hit by shock hotel closure
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
Llangollen being the home of the Royal International Pavilion, the town is used to hosting guests for many events. Plaid Cymru will be holding its annual conference in the town in the autumn but one prominent member has already had to... Read more
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walesonline
Another former Labour councillor accuses Cardiff group of bullyingthe party follows that of Splott’s Gretta Marshall who left Labour in February
Another former Labour councillor accuses Cardiff group of bullying
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
the party follows that of Splott’s Gretta Marshall who left Labour in February and who last month announced she was joining Plaid Cymru. She blamed that move on a “culture of bullying and harassment in Labour that just isn’t being addressed”, and... Read more
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walesonline
Assembly 'forced worker out of job because he wanted to speak Welsh'the course of his dispute with the Assembly Commission, the employee had a conv
Assembly 'forced worker out of job because he wanted to speak Welsh'
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
the course of his dispute with the Assembly Commission, the employee had a conversation with Rhodri Glyn Thomas, then a Plaid Cymru AM and the Assembly Commissioner who steered the Act through the Assembly. Mr Thomas told him that of course he... Read more
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walesonline
Leanne Wood pushes for bigger borrowing powers for WalesThe Welsh Government has yet to use its borrowing powers but these are already
Leanne Wood pushes for bigger borrowing powers for Wales
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
The Welsh Government has yet to use its borrowing powers but these are already “out of date”, according to Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood. The Rhondda AM wants the “scale and scope” of the powers expanded in the wake of the vote to leave the... Read more
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walesonline
Wales needs elected mayors of the calibre of Andy Burnhammetro Mayors in Wales? Depending on your party preference you could vote for [C
Wales needs elected mayors of the calibre of Andy Burnham
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
metro Mayors in Wales? Depending on your party preference you could vote for [Cardiff West Labour MP] Kevin Brennan, [Plaid Cymru leader] Leanne Wood or [Welsh Conservative leader] Andrew RT Davies. "Most people are probably neutral on the... Read more
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walesonline
Work on a third crossing over the Menai Strait could start by 2021later this year to look at possible routes. Funding options to pay for the prop
Work on a third crossing over the Menai Strait could start by 2021
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
later this year to look at possible routes. Funding options to pay for the proposed new crossing are also to be examined. Plaid Cymru welcomed progress on the proposal, saying current traffic congestion in the area causes "unnecessary misery" for... Read more
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heraldscotland
Haw! Who dares to have a pop at Scotland's Braveheart?via AP It can be risky supporting Donald Trump "A criticism I've heard many t
Haw! Who dares to have a pop at Scotland's Braveheart?
heraldscotland / Posted 18 days ago
via AP It can be risky supporting Donald Trump "A criticism I've heard many times of the Assembly is that it's boring.” Plaid Cymru AM Steffan Lewis says the Cardiff assembly resembles an open plan office, with all the thrills that suggests.... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh Tory leader insists that a post-Brexit 'surplus' is on the waychange in Wales and we want to secure Wales’ place in the United Kingdom.” Mr
Welsh Tory leader insists that a post-Brexit 'surplus' is on the way
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
change in Wales and we want to secure Wales’ place in the United Kingdom.” Mr Davies aimed one of his strongest attacks at Plaid Cymru, saying: “The real poison, the real danger in Wales is the spectre of Welsh nationalism that wishes to break up... Read more
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walesonline
Senedd debates are 'too boring to watch', says new AMNew Assembly Member Steffan Lewis has warned that people find Senedd debates “t
Senedd debates are 'too boring to watch', says new AM
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
New Assembly Member Steffan Lewis has warned that people find Senedd debates “too dull to watch”. The Plaid Cymru AM said the chamber – in which 60 AMs sit at desks in front of computer screens – often looks more like an “open-plan office area... Read more
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walesonline
AM warns that people find Senedd debates 'too dull to watch'New Assembly Member Steffan Lewis has warned that people find Senedd debates “t
AM warns that people find Senedd debates 'too dull to watch'
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
New Assembly Member Steffan Lewis has warned that people find Senedd debates “too dull to watch”. The Plaid Cymru AM said the chamber – in which 60 AMs sit at desks in front of computer screens – often looks more like an “open-plan office area... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Liberal Democrats win Newport City Council seatas one of the ward’s three councillors in 2012. Winning with 932 votes, she wa
Liberal Democrats win Newport City Council seat
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 23 days ago
as one of the ward’s three councillors in 2012. Winning with 932 votes, she was followed by Labour with 432 votes (24.4pc), UKIP with 156 (8.8pc), the Conservatives with 135 (7.6pc), Plaid Cymru with 71 (4pc) and the Green Party with 25... Read more
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walesonline
What you said about whether BBC should have Welsh News at Sixbeing edited, presented and broadcast entirely from Scotland that would feature
What you said about whether BBC should have Welsh News at Six
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
being edited, presented and broadcast entirely from Scotland that would feature local, national and international news. Plaid Cymru mP Liz Saville Roberts “The democratic deficit currently blighting Wales means that public debate isn’t half as... Read more
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walesonline
Government urged to invest in Swansea Bay tidal lagoonThe UK Government should consider investing directly in the Swansea Bay Tidal L
Government urged to invest in Swansea Bay tidal lagoon
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
The UK Government should consider investing directly in the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project, according to Plaid Cymru Treasury spokesman Jonathan Edwards. His comments come as future of the Hinkley Point nuclear power station is shrouded in doubt... Read more
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walesonline
The BBC was trying to find someone to say 'Welsh language should die'met with criticism as with Plaid leader Leanne Wood calling on the BBC to take
The BBC was trying to find someone to say 'Welsh language should die'
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
met with criticism as with Plaid leader Leanne Wood calling on the BBC to take steps to "stop this nonsense". Former Plaid Cymru chief executive Rhuanedd Richards asked: "Can you explain how this question conforms to the impartiality required... Read more
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walesonline
Number of Syrian refugees brought to Wales under flagship scheme is 'pitiful'torn apart by the brutalities of war and who have experienced conditions that w
Number of Syrian refugees brought to Wales under flagship scheme is 'pitiful'
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
torn apart by the brutalities of war and who have experienced conditions that would be unimaginable for people in the UK.”Plaid Cymru: 'We could be doing far more' Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd MP Liz Saville Roberts said Wales could do “far... Read more
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walesonline
Councillor defects saying Labour has 'a culture of bullying'A former Labour councillor has defected to Plaid Cymru saying there is a “cultu
Councillor defects saying Labour has 'a culture of bullying'
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
A former Labour councillor has defected to Plaid Cymru saying there is a “culture of bullying and harassment” in Labour. She is the city’s second Labour councillor to complaining about attitudes to women after quitting the group. Councillor... Read more
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walesonline
James Bond would be allowed to film in the SeneddElin Jones has said she would be “happy” for a James Bond film to be shot in th
James Bond would be allowed to film in the Senedd
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
Elin Jones has said she would be “happy” for a James Bond film to be shot in the Senedd if AMs agree. But Ceredigion Plaid Cymru AM Ms Jones said she was not “precious about things like this”. When asked about whether she would give the... Read more
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walesonline
New push for Wales to get its own version of the BBC News at Sixlead on “several purely English stories – for instance on health, justice or ed
New push for Wales to get its own version of the BBC News at Six
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
lead on “several purely English stories – for instance on health, justice or education – which have no bearing on Scotland”.Plaid Cymru also wants a Welsh Newsnight Dwyfor Meirionnydd Plaid Cymru MP Liz Saville Roberts pushed for a Welsh Six,... Read more
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walesonline
Wales needs 'radical rethink' of how economy works as Brexit loomsbut Wales is not leaving Europe and our friends and neighbours will carry on be
Wales needs 'radical rethink' of how economy works as Brexit looms
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
but Wales is not leaving Europe and our friends and neighbours will carry on being our friends and neighbours.” Read More Plaid Cymru MP Jonathan Edwards said: “We cannot leave Westminster use the Brexit vote as an excuse to slash public... Read more
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walesonline
The UK Treasury used to pocket Wales' EU funds, says peerFormer Plaid Cymru leader Dafydd Wigley will today describe how the European Un
The UK Treasury used to pocket Wales' EU funds, says peer
walesonline / Posted 25 days ago
Former Plaid Cymru leader Dafydd Wigley will today describe how the European Union Commission’s chief Brexit negotiator was “instrumental” in ensuring Wales received its full share of regional funding. The appointment of Michel Barnier to fight the... Read more
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walesonline
'Wales deserves better than a leadership wishing for Brexit to fail'a positive outcome for a post-Brexit Wales, there is a sense of active hostilit
'Wales deserves better than a leadership wishing for Brexit to fail'
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
a positive outcome for a post-Brexit Wales, there is a sense of active hostility to it from the Welsh Labour Government and Plaid Cymru. A profoundly toxic political narrative is emerging; a sense that they are privately willing it to fail. Carwyn... Read more
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walesonline
Wigley says EU's Brexit negotiatior helped Wales get the funds it deservedFormer Plaid Cymru leader Dafydd Wigley will today describe how the European Un
Wigley says EU's Brexit negotiatior helped Wales get the funds it deserved
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
Former Plaid Cymru leader Dafydd Wigley will today describe how the European Union Commission’s chief Brexit negotiator was “instrumental” in ensuring Wales received its full share of regional funding. The appointment of Michel Barnier to fight the... Read more
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walesonline
Tory leader on 'active hostility' towards Brexit in Labour and Plaid circlesWelsh Tory leader Andrew RT Davies tells Labour and Plaid Cymru to get over the
Tory leader on 'active hostility' towards Brexit in Labour and Plaid circles
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
Welsh Tory leader Andrew RT Davies tells Labour and Plaid Cymru to get over the result of the EU referendum and start exploiting new opportunities For the first time in three generations Wales qualified for a major football competition this summer,... Read more
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Scotsman
Lesley Riddoch: It’s time to dismantle honours systemSir Vince Cable and the improbable Sir Danny Alexander with gongs. But if the L
Lesley Riddoch: It’s time to dismantle honours system
Scotsman / Posted 26 days ago
Sir Vince Cable and the improbable Sir Danny Alexander with gongs. But if the Labour leader is so minded he could win SNP, Plaid Cymru and Green support by announcing his intention to scrap resignation honours and overhaul or scrap the whole... Read more
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walesonline
Welsh Tory leader senses Labour and Plaid are 'willing' Brexit to faila positive outcome for a post-Brexit Wales, there is a sense of active hostilit
Welsh Tory leader senses Labour and Plaid are 'willing' Brexit to fail
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
a positive outcome for a post-Brexit Wales, there is a sense of active hostility to it from the Welsh Labour Government and Plaid Cymru. A profoundly toxic political narrative is emerging; a sense that they are privately willing it to fail. “... Read more
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Scotsman
Euan McColm: Labour’s fantasy politics lead to Neverlandturned Corbynista, Paul Mason, echoed Lewis’s call, suggesting that deals could
Euan McColm: Labour’s fantasy politics lead to Neverland
Scotsman / Posted 26 days ago
turned Corbynista, Paul Mason, echoed Lewis’s call, suggesting that deals could also be struck with the Welsh nationalists Plaid Cymru. But, like the SNP, Plaid wants to bury the Labour Party, not bring it back to life. Of course, both the... Read more
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walesonline
What life for £4m prostitute Diana Jones was really likeenjoying life - and a cigar - in Cyprus Twice as Nice, in the city’s Woodville
What life for £4m prostitute Diana Jones was really like
walesonline / Posted 27 days ago
enjoying life - and a cigar - in Cyprus Twice as Nice, in the city’s Woodville Road, first hit the headlines in 2003 after Plaid Cymru AM Phil Williams died aged 64 after suffering a heart attack there. Diana insisted she was skint when she... Read more
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Calcutta News
Use of plastics reduces in U.K. post taxwas the first to levy such a tax in 2011 and was followed by Northern Ireland i
Use of plastics reduces in U.K. post tax
Calcutta News / Posted 27 days ago
was the first to levy such a tax in 2011 and was followed by Northern Ireland in 2013 and Scotland in 2014. Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate Change and Rural Affairs Simon Thomas AM has said in a report, “It... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
National Headlines - Saturday, July 30the desire of the two host countries to maintain free movement of labour. John
National Headlines - Saturday, July 30
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 27 days ago
the desire of the two host countries to maintain free movement of labour. Johnson and Fox dubbed 'double act of danger' by Plaid Cymru Boris Johnson and Liam Fox have been labelled a "double act of danger" amid calls for Wales to have a separate... Read more
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walesonline
Stop worrying about the legacy... London 2012 brought joy to the worldexercise”.The spectacular lighting for London 2012 was designed by Tim Routledg
Stop worrying about the legacy... London 2012 brought joy to the world
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
exercise”.The spectacular lighting for London 2012 was designed by Tim Routledge 'Interest seems to have tailed off' Plaid Cymru Westminster leader Hywel Williams gives a melancholy assessment of what the Olympics meant for Wales. He said... Read more
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walesonline
Call to ban polystyrene fast food containers after carrier bag chargespecies of sea birds.” Chris Radburn/PA WirePlastic bags are both an unpleasan
Call to ban polystyrene fast food containers after carrier bag charge
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
species of sea birds.” Chris Radburn/PA WirePlastic bags are both an unpleasant form of litter and a threat to wildlife Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate Change and Rural Affairs Simon Thomas AM said: “It is encouraging to... Read more
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walesonline
How the Welsh Remain Campaign Threw the Referendumin the National Assembly to rebrand the institution “Welsh Parliament”. Read M
How the Welsh Remain Campaign Threw the Referendum
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
in the National Assembly to rebrand the institution “Welsh Parliament”. Read More It was impossible to interpret the way Plaid Cymru talked up the prospect of Brexit as anything other than willing England to drag Wales out, hoping this would lead... Read more
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walesonline
Cardiff brothel madam behind bars after seven years on the runfor failing to pay her confiscation order.”'Kept working girls off the streets'
Cardiff brothel madam behind bars after seven years on the run
walesonline / Posted 28 days ago
for failing to pay her confiscation order.”'Kept working girls off the streets' One of her most famous clients was the Plaid Cymru Assembly Member Phil Williams, who suffered a heart attack while visiting her parlour Twice As Nice in... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Brothel madam caught at Stansted Aiport after seven years on the run is jailed.reportedly once netted more than £11,000 on one Six Nations rugby weekend alone
Brothel madam caught at Stansted Aiport after seven years on the run is jailed.
Ipswich Star / Posted 28 days ago
reportedly once netted more than £11,000 on one Six Nations rugby weekend alone. One of her most famous clients was the Plaid Cymru Assembly Member Phil Williams, who suffered a heart attack while visiting her parlour Twice As Nice in... Read more
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express
Are we headed for WEXIT? Now Wales calls for its OWN foreign policycampaigning on its behalf. Wales wants its own foreign office to circumvent Bo
Are we headed for WEXIT? Now Wales calls for its OWN foreign policy
express / Posted 29 days ago
campaigning on its behalf. Wales wants its own foreign office to circumvent Boris Johnson and David Davis The nationalist Plaid Cymru party described the pair as a “double act of danger” and insisted the country should be able to forge its own... Read more
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walesonline
Pontypridd Magistrates' Court will close for good on FridayCynon Taff. “It is hard to believe that the whole of Rhondda Cynon Taff is bei
Pontypridd Magistrates' Court will close for good on Friday
walesonline / Posted 29 days ago
Cynon Taff. “It is hard to believe that the whole of Rhondda Cynon Taff is being left without a single magistrates’ court.Plaid Cymru Launch their Remain in the EU Campaign in Cardiff Leader Leanne Wood “We have more than 230,000 people living in... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Officials look to solve growing parking problems at Ysbyty GwyneddOFFICIALS have met to address the growing concerns about parking provisions at
Officials look to solve growing parking problems at Ysbyty Gwynedd
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
OFFICIALS have met to address the growing concerns about parking provisions at Ysbyty Gwynedd. Plaid Cymru Arfon MP Hywel Williams and Pentir Councillor John Wyn spoke with hospital director, Meinir Williams about the chronic lack of parking spaces... Read more
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walesonline
Tory leader defends Boris Johnson as a 'great friend of Wales'Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies has jumped to the defence of Foreign
Tory leader defends Boris Johnson as a 'great friend of Wales'
walesonline / Posted 29 days ago
Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies has jumped to the defence of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson after Plaid Cymru branded him half of a “double act of danger”. Mr Davies insisted Mr Johnson was a “great friend to Wales” who understood... Read more
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walesonline
The latest news from Britain and around the worldthe desire of the two host countries to maintain free movement of labour. JOHN
The latest news from Britain and around the world
walesonline / Posted 30 days ago
the desire of the two host countries to maintain free movement of labour. JOHNSON AND FOX DUBBED 'DOUBLE ACT OF DANGER' BY PLAID CYMRU Boris Johnson and Liam Fox have been labelled a "double act of danger" amid calls for Wales to have a separate... Read more
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birminghammail
The latest news from Britain and around the worldthe desire of the two host countries to maintain free movement of labour. JOHN
The latest news from Britain and around the world
birminghammail / Posted 30 days ago
the desire of the two host countries to maintain free movement of labour. JOHNSON AND FOX DUBBED 'DOUBLE ACT OF DANGER' BY PLAID CYMRU Boris Johnson and Liam Fox have been labelled a "double act of danger" amid calls for Wales to have a separate... Read more
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chroniclelive
The latest news from Britain and around the worldthe desire of the two host countries to maintain free movement of labour. JOHN
The latest news from Britain and around the world
chroniclelive / Posted 30 days ago
the desire of the two host countries to maintain free movement of labour. JOHNSON AND FOX DUBBED 'DOUBLE ACT OF DANGER' BY PLAID CYMRU Boris Johnson and Liam Fox have been labelled a "double act of danger" amid calls for Wales to have a separate... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
The latest news from Britain and around the worldthe desire of the two host countries to maintain free movement of labour. JOHN
The latest news from Britain and around the world
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 30 days ago
the desire of the two host countries to maintain free movement of labour. JOHNSON AND FOX DUBBED 'DOUBLE ACT OF DANGER' BY PLAID CYMRU Boris Johnson and Liam Fox have been labelled a "double act of danger" amid calls for Wales to have a separate... Read more
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