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Targeting international students could devastate Welsh universities

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Plaid Cymru calls for Welsh study visas

Steffan Lewis, Plaid Cymru spokesperson for external affairs, has warned that cutting the number of international students to meet immigration targets could be devastating for Welsh universities. The Conservative Government has proposed introducing new barriers for students wanting to travel to the UK to study. The latest ONS immigration statistics showed that 30,000 fewer people immigrated to the UK to study in the year ending June 2016, a 15% drop.

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Plaid Cymru secures further gains in historic Welsh budget deal

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Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Business, the Economy and Finance Adam Price AM has today highlighted the further gains secured by his party as part of the Welsh Budget.

The final budget published today includes details of additional funding secured as a result of further discussions between Plaid Cymru and the Welsh Government since the Autumn Statement.

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Westminster must honour promise to replace EU science funding

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Arfon MP, Hywel Williams, has called on the UK Government to honour the promise made by Brexiteers that the EU’s research funding streams will be replaced, and commit to ensure Universities do not lose a penny after Brexit.

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'Wales must shift focus from Barnett reform to tax revolution' - Adam Price

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Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Business, the Economy, and Finance Adam Price AM has responded to the publication of a fiscal framework between the Welsh and UK Governments by arguing that Wales must now shift its focus from reform of the Barnett Formula to a tax revolution.

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Plaid Cymru calls on Spanish Government to stop proceedings against the Catalan Parliament’s Presiding Officer

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Plaid Cymru AM for Mid and West Wales Simon Thomas has called the prosecution of Carme Forcadell “undemocratic and an offence to the popular will of the Catalan people”.

Forcadell today faces prosecution by the Spanish courts on charges of corruption and disobedience for having allowed a vote in the Catalan parliament related to the independence process.

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'Welsh Government must call emergency economic summit' - Adam Price AM

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Latest GVA figures prompt call for urgent action to address economic decline

Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Business, the Economy and Finance, Adam Price AM has responded to the publication of the latest GVA (Gross Value Added) figures for Wales by calling on the Welsh Government to hold an emergency summit to address the "deep structural crisis" at the heart of the Welsh economy.

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Economy Secretary no-show on infrastructure announcement an insult to Senedd

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Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Business, the Economy and Finance, Adam Price AM today secured an Urgent Question in the Senedd, seeking clarity on the Labour Welsh Government’s proposals for investment infrastructure.

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Wales Bill Water amendments “a charter for Westminster meddling” – Dafydd Wigley

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Plaid Cymru peer, Dafydd Wigley, has fiercely criticised Westminster for failing to deliver on promises to put Welsh water resources back in the hands of the people of Wales.

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Plaid's Assembly Achievements in 2016

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As 2016 comes to an end, it is worth reflecting on Plaid Cymru's achievements in this Assembly, and to consider what comes next.

The Party of Wales was the only party to take a seat from Labour in the 2016 Welsh election. Weeks later, we challenged Carwyn Jones’ nomination for the post of First Minister. This was a reflection on the fact that no party had won an Assembly majority.

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Plaid debate to push for 'no evictions' policy to protect children in Wales

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Plaid Cymru's Assembly Group will today hold a Senedd debate on the issue of children in households facing eviction in Wales.

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