Loss of funding and double regulation could hamper beef market
Plaid Cymru has warned that Brexit could mean a double whammy for the beef and dairy industries in Wales. The party’s Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Climate Change and Rural Affairs Simon Thomas said that the combined effect of a loss of funding towards the bovine TB eradication scheme, and no guarantee that British beef will comply to EU standards could spell disaster for the dairy and beef sectors.Read more
Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for External Affairs, Steffan Lewis AM, has today criticised the ‘chaos at the heart of the Westminster parties’ over the issue of the UK’s departure from the European Union.Read more
Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood has called for a more rational and logical approach do the public debate on immigration, rather than the fearmongering which is driving division in communities.Read more
In a shock move by Labour in Wales today, the Welsh National Assembly has become the first political institution in the UK to come out against membership of the European single market post Brexit.Read more
This video shows Adam Price's speech in the Senedd chamber as well as evidence of the statements he refers to
Adam Price AM has called for an investigation into the circumstances whereby the Welsh Government appeared to suddenly change its policy on freedom of movement.
A press release by the government saying that freedom of movement should be maintained was changed, with the sentence taken out of the subsequent version, and evidence pointing to the fact that the policy as stated on the government website was changed retrospectively.Read more
Plaid Cymru Shadow Secretary for External Affairs, Steffan Lewis AM, writes for the Sunday Times on how Wales can and must be bold in its response to Brexit.Read more
Plaid Cymru Shadow Secretary for External Affairs, Steffan Lewis has today criticised the First Minister of Wales for his “litany of Brexit contradictions” after an apparent u-turn on his position on whether or not Wales should be able to exercise a veto on the final terms of the UK’s Brexit deal.
“Welsh Government’s cupboard is bare” in terms of economic policy: Adam Price
Plaid Cymru’s Shadow Cabinet Minister for Finance and Economy Adam Price has warned that the Welsh Government’s lack of clarity on economic policy hurting the economy.Read more
Plaid Cymru's Brexit spokesperson in Westminster, Jonathan Edwards MP, has today accused First Minister Carwyn Jones of 'consigning Wales to irrelevance' by failing to create the role of a Welsh Government Brexit Minister to represent the nation's needs and demands in ongoing talks.Read more
New figures show that EU departure could wipe £500m off Welsh economy each year
Plaid Cymru Shadow Secretary for External Affairs, Steffan Lewis AM, has reiterated his party's pledge to oppose any Brexit deal which may leave Wales worse off.Read more