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Ben Lake MP's Maiden Speech

Diolch, Madame Speaker, for affording me the opportunity to make my maiden speech this afternoon, and in particular the honourable members for Glasgow North East and Bedford, who both made excellent maiden speeches.

Indeed, they set an exacting standard with their speeches, they spoke from the heart, and I have no doubt that they will be a credit to their party, their constituencies and this House.

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Plaid Cymru will fight for the £1.7bn we deserve

Liz Saville Roberts writes for the Sunday Times on the Tory-DUP deal and what it means for Wales.

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Plaid Cymru’s vision for thriving agriculture sector in Wales after Brexit

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By Plaid Cymru's Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Simon Thomas AM

Agriculture would face the biggest impact of leaving the European Union according to research by the NFU, for every £1 invested in farm support in the UK, farming delivers £7.40 back to the economy.

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'Plaid Cymru's Reasons for Joint-Authoring the Brexit White Paper' by Leanne Wood

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Theresa May’s speech last week has outlined why more than ever, it is imperative that Plaid Cymru defends and stands up for the Welsh national interest.

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'Think positive: New Year can only get better….can’t it?' - Dafydd Wigley

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I don’t remember a new year when so many people have uttered heart-felt sighs of relief as they bid good-riddance to the passing year.

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Wales must take the lead as the UK redefines itself before Brexit

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Plaid Cymru Shadow Secretary for External Affairs, Steffan Lewis AM, writes for the Sunday Times on how Wales can and must be bold in its response to Brexit. 

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Dafydd Wigley: Has Mrs May any idea what Brexit means in practice?

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Dafydd Wigley cuts through the bluster to explore what Brexit could really mean for Wales and the wider UK.

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Jonathan Edwards: MPs must relocate from Westminster. Permanently.

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Jonathan Edwards MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr writes for the Times on how spending billions on restoring the Houses of Parliament would be an act of "political debauchery."

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Reflections on the first Assembly term of a first-time Assembly Member

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By Steffan Lewis AM

It’s amazing how quickly it happens. At 4am you’re in a draughty sports hall at a count, waiting to hear whether the election result has gone in your favour, then, just a few hours later, you’re standing in the Senedd being sworn in.

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'Brexit is a Welsh constitutional crisis in the making' - Jonathan Edwards MP

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Writing in the Times Red Box, Jonathan Edwards MP highlights some of the risks posed by Brexit and offers advice to the Welsh Government in terms of how they can ensure Wales' interests are defended.

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