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Plaid Cymru Leader Pays Tribute to Victims of Aberfan

Speaking on the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood said: “No one could fail to be moved by the tragedy that fell upon the Aberfan on October 21st 1966.

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Multi-billion pound ‘Welsh Wealth Fund’ must not be blocked by Westminster

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Wales could soon have its own multi-billion pound ‘Welsh Wealth Fund’ to invest in infrastructure and drive economic growth, as Plaid Cymru MP, Jonathan Edwards continues his campaign.

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Plaid Cymru secures best budget deal in Assembly history

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Everyone in Wales will benefit from Plaid Cymru’s £119 million budget deal with the Welsh Government Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Member for Finance and Economy Adam Price has said.

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Dafydd Elis-Thomas leaves Plaid Cymru

Responding to Dafydd Elis-Thomas's decision to leave the Plaid Cymru Assembly Group, a spokesperson for the party's Dwyfor Meirionnydd constituency committee said:

"We thank Dafydd Elis-Thomas for his work for the party and the constituency since 1974.

"We are saddened and disappointed by his departure.

"The local constituency committee now appeals to his conscience and requests that he stands down in order to allow for a by-election.

"We will be making no further statements at present."

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Defeat of Autism Bill exposes more Lib Dem hypocrisy

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Liberal Democrat AM Kirsty Williams has today come under fire from Plaid Cymru's Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Education, Llyr Gruffydd AM for voting with the Labour Welsh Government against the Autism Bill in the Assembly last night.

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Confused Labour Party must come clean on Brexit

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Plaid Cymru calls for clarity from Labour on Single Market membership

Plaid Cymru has called for clarity from the Labour Party on the future of Wales’ economic links with Europe as Labour MPs in Westminster continue to contradict their colleagues in the Welsh Government.

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Role for us all in tackling mental health stigma

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Rhun ap Iorwerth outlines action for improving services

More talking therapies and extra funding for child and adolescent mental health services are needed if we are to give people with mental health problems the support they need, Plaid Cymru’s Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care Rhun ap Iorwerth has said.

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Russia and Syria Must Face War Crimes Investigation

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Plaid Cymru’s Westminster leader, Hywel Williams MP, has called for the perpetrators of the repeated bombing of civilians, hospitals and aid convoys should be brought before the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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Welsh Government fails to employ a single apprentice

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Plaid calls on government to set a good example

The Welsh Government failed to employ a single apprentice last year, despite a manifesto pledge calling for 100,000 apprenticeships in Wales.

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Improving the mental health and well-being of young people must be moved up the political agenda

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On Mental Health Awareness Day, Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood writes about how mental health needs to be prioritised. This article first appeared in the Western Mail. 

On Mental Health Awareness Day, it is worth reflecting on how far we have come from the days in which a mental illness would often confine people to a secure institution, sometimes for years at a time.

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