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.Read more
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.Read more
Plaid Cymru resists centralisation of key surgery
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has challenged the First Minister on his government’s proposals to remove vascular surgery from Ysbyty Gwynedd. Leanne Wood said that the service at Ysbyty Gwynedd was recognised as one of the best in the world, and warned of the knock-on effects of removing the service from Ysbyty Gwynedd and forcing patients to travel to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd for treatment.Read more
Plaid Cymru secures review of the unfair patient funding request system
Plaid Cymru has secured a review of the unfair system of Individual Patient Funding Requests. The party’s Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care Rhun ap Iorwerth welcomed the announcement of the review panel members, and in particular welcomed the inclusion of Irfon Williams, founder of the Hawl i Fyw campaign, which will ensure that the patient voice is represented.Read more
Need to incentivise students to return to Wales after graduation also recognised
The Diamond Review’s recommendations should be accepted by the Welsh Government as a solid basis on which to develop skills and grow the Welsh economy, Plaid Cymru’s Shadow Education Minister Llyr Gruffydd has said.Read more
The First Minister has agreed to act on improving waiting times within child and adolescent mental health services, following pressure from Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood.
She told him during First Minister’s Questions in the Senedd that his government had to get to grips with the “crisis” in mental health support for young people.
As the Official Opposition in the Assembly, Plaid Cymru will now hold the Labour government to account on this promise.Read more
Target has never been met: Plaid Cymru criticises Welsh Government
New figures published this week show that the Welsh Government has failed to meet its cancer waiting times target once again.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
Recipients protected for fourth year thanks to Plaid Cymru campaign
Around 300,000 households in Wales will continue be protected from council tax rises thanks to a Plaid Cymru campaign. The Welsh Government has confirmed today that it would be extending the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for another year.Read more