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UK Government must block Tata Steel-ThyssenKrupp merger

Plaid Cymru has urged the Westminster Government to block the Tata Steel-ThyssenKrupp merger unless they give specific guarantees about the long term future of the Port Talbot plant.

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Statement on High Court ruling on Article 50

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Commenting on the High Court ruling that the UK Parliament must vote on whether the UK Government can start the process of leaving the European Union, Plaid Cymru’s Brexit spokesperson, Jonathan Edwards, said:

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Plaid Cymru AM sets out four principles for effective local government reform

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Speaking at the Wales Local Government Association’s annual conference at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Plaid Cymru’s Sian Gwenllian AM set out four principles for effective local government reform.

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Mixed messages on freedom of movement undermining Welsh higher education sector - Plaid Cymru

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Llyr Gruffydd calls for action to safeguard Wales’s reputation as a top destination for international students and academics.

Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Education, Llyr Gruffydd, has called for immediate measures to bolster the recruitment of international students and academics by Welsh universities.

The call follows the publication of UCAS’s first statistical release on the 2017 undergraduate cycle, which reveal a big drop in the number of overseas applicants to Welsh universities by the early October deadline.

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'UKIP stance on Orgreave is anti-miners' - Bethan Jenkins

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Plaid Cymru calls for release of any Welsh Orgreave in formation

Voters in the Valleys should be under no illusions about the nature of UKIP, according to Plaid Cymru.

UKIP Assembly Member Gareth Bennett, elected to represent the South Wales Central region, spoke against calls in the National Assembly for an inquiry into the behaviour of the UK state during the ‘battle of Orgreave’ in 1984.

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Independence of institutions must be ‘red line’ in Historic Wales reform

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Plaid AM warns against undermining custodians of Welsh heritage

Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Dr Dai Lloyd AM, has today said that safeguarding the independence of Wales’s main heritage bodies must be a ‘red line’ in any Labour Welsh Government reform. 

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Cross-Party call for Brexit Committee focus on devolved nations

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A cross-party group of MPs have written to Hilary Benn, Chair of the House of Commons Committee on Exiting the EU, calling on him to ensure the Committee has a comprehensive focus on the wishes and interests of the devolved nations in its scrutiny of the UK government’s Brexit negotiations.

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Leanne: Brexit strengthens case for Welsh legal system

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Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood has today said that the UK vote to leave the European Union strengthens the case for the creation of a distinct Welsh legal system.

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Plaid Cymru urges action on stranded Calais children

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Plaid Cymru has called on the Home Secretary to take urgent action following reports that there are child refugees still stranded in Calais after French authorities claimed the refugee camp had been cleared.

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Plaid Cymru MP will sit on influential Commons ‘Brexit Committee’

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Plaid Cymru has been successful in gaining a seat on the House of Commons’ influential ‘Exiting the EU Select Committee’, known as the ‘Brexit Committee’.

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