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Tory Ministers ignore Welsh Farmers over Brexit

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Mid and West AM Simon Thomas has criticised UK Ministers for refusing to engage with the National Assembly about the future of agricultural and rural policies.

George Eustice, Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food was supposed to give evidence to Assembly Members as part of their inquiry into the future of agricultural and rural policies following the decision to leave the European Union.

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MP urges Government to stop enlisting children

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Liz Saville Roberts MP will today lead a debate in Westminster Hall urging the UK Government to review the minimum age at which a person can be enlisted to the armed forces.

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Westminster breaks promise on EU funding as Plaid Cymru amendment defeated

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Plaid Cymru has accused Westminster politicians of breaking their promise as an amendment to secure continued levels of EU funding for Wales after the UK leaves the European Union is defeated in the House of Commons.

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The cost of Brexit beginning to hit Welsh pockets

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Steffan Lewis AM comments on British Chambers of Commerce survey

Steffan Lewis AM, Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for External Affairs, today responded to the British Chambers of Commerce’s latest survey that finds that 68% of businesses expect the fall in the value of Sterling to increase their cost base in the coming year and that 54% of companies expect to have to increase the prices of their products and services over the next 12 months.

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MP to introduce Private Members Bill to protect rape victims

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Liz Saville Roberts to introduce Bill to limit cross-examination of rape victims

Plaid Cymru MP for Dwyfor Meirionnydd, Liz Saville Roberts will introduce a new Private Member’s Bill on Wednesday to prevent the cross-examination of rape victims about either their sexual history, previous behaviour or appearance.

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Article 50: Plaid Cymru to force a vote on EU funding

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Plaid Cymru will tonight force the House of Commons to vote on ensuring Wales keeps every penny of current levels of EU funding once the UK leaves the European Union.

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Plaid condemns UK Government “Whitewash Paper” on EU Withdrawal

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Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood has responded to the publication of the UK Government's White Paper on EU withdrawal, calling it a whitewash that ignores Welsh interests.

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Urgent action needed to turn Welsh 'brain drain' into 'brain gain', says Plaid AM

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Plaid Cymru 's Llyr Gruffydd AM, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Education, has responded to the latest statistics on students in Wales by calling for "urgent action" to address the growing 'brain drain' impacting Welsh universities and the wider economy.

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Plaid Cymru to vote against Tory hard-Brexit

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Plaid Cymru MPs will be voting against the Article 50 Bill’s second reading tonight, and have urged the Labour Party to join them in rejecting “the Tories’ extreme version of Brexit.”

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Plaid Leader calls for clampdown on businesses dodging minimum wage

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Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood has used this week’s FMQs session to take the First Minister to task over businesses in Wales failing to pay their workers the minimum wage.

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