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Secretary of State refuses to explain why Wales is treated as second-class nation

During yesterday's Commons debate on the Wales Bill, Plaid Cymru MPs Hywel Williams and Jonathan Edwards challenged Secretary of State, Alun Cairns MP to publish a full list of what powers relating to Wales will be reserved to Westminster and why.

Watch Alun Cairns respond by flatly refusing to explain why he and his Tory UK government deny Wales control over vital powers they have already granted to Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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Westminster blocks devolution of natural resources

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Responding to the vote on devolving powers over natural resources to Wales, Plaid Cymru’s Energy spokesperson, Jonathan Edwards MP said:

 

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‘Prime Minister must be democratically elected’ – Leanne Wood

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Plaid will represent 'unity and vision' in early UK election

Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood has today called for an early UK Election, arguing that the Prime Minister must be democratically elected.

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'Parliament must undo its mistake over Iraq War' - Adam Price

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Adam Price was Carmarthen East & Dinefwr's MP between 2001-2010 and now represents the constituency as an Assembly Member

The 2.6 million words of Chilcot – five or less for every life lost as a result of the war – will take some time to digest. But to understand it we also need to know its origins.

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“Honour Brexit campaigners’ promises to Wales” Leanne Wood tells Tory leadership hopefuls

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Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has written to the two candidates in the Conservative leadership election, calling on them to honour the promises made to Wales by the Leave campaign.

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Plaid Cymru urges Welsh Government to put maximum pressure on Tata ahead of key board meeting

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"Now is not the time to take your eye off the ball” Adam Price warns

In the wake of the UK’s decision to withdraw from the European Union, this Friday’s Tata board meeting has taken on a renewed importance, Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Minister for Finance and Economy Adam Price has said.

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Plaid demands 'day of reckoning' for Blair

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Responding to the release of the Chilcot Report, Plaid Cymru’s Westminster Group leader, Hywel Williams MP said:

“The Chilcot Report confirms what Plaid Cymru MPs have said from the beginning – the dossier prepared by Mr Blair to make the case for war was deliberately distorted in order to convince Parliament to vote for an illegal war, and did not reflect the evidence given to Mr Blair by the security services. It confirms that Mr Blair undermined the UN security council’s authority and that war was not a last resort.

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Welsh Labour silenced by London bosses over Wales Bill

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Labour MPs have refused to support creating a separate legal jurisdiction for Wales.

This is despite the Labour-run Welsh government being in favour of such a move.

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35% support independence for Wales within the EU

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Support for Welsh independence within the EU has reached a staggering 35% in the latest YouGov / ITV Wales poll*.

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"Plaid Cymru will not allow Wales to be marginalised" - Leanne Wood

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has today called for the terms of Wales’ exit from the EU to be agreed by the whole Assembly.

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