Plaid Cymru

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Name: Plaid Cymru
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

MP welcomes ambulance investment but calls for waiting times improvement

Carmarthen East and Dinefwr MP Jonathan Edwards has welcomed a commitment to invest in 41 new ambulances to help upgrade Wales’ 736-strong fleet.However, while delighted by the investment, he said that the state of an ambulance vehicle has never been ... [Published South Wales Guardian - Aug 31 2014]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

UK Government launches fightback against attacks on £100bn US-EU free trade deal criticised by Plaid Cymru

THE UK Government has launched a defence of a planned controversial US-EU trade deal it claims could boost the UK economy by up to £10bn a year.The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) has come under sustained fire from Plaid Cymru and ... [Published Wales Online - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Wales takes note as Scots weigh independence

CARENARFON (Wales): Twm Morys was boiling carrots for his children when he momentarily stopped to recite a 15th-century battle chant in Welsh. Beating out the guttural consonants with a stave on his kitchen floor until they rang in every last corner of ... [Published Times of India - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

"Get Nato out of our city"

Thousands rally against military summit in NewportIT’S TIME to “close down Nato and invest in peace, in jobs and in hope,” Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn told marchers who rallied against the military alliance’s summit in Newport at the weekend.He told thousands ... [Published Morning Star Online - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Wales eyes Scotland's independence bid

Gerald Holtham, one of Wales's most prominent economists, has done the math: Total government spending for Wales is 30 billion pounds a year, or about $50 billion, and tax receipts come to 17 billion pounds. "We're talking about a gap a quarter the size ... [Published CNBC - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

1,000 protest against Nato summit

Around 1,000 protesters have marched through the streets of Newport ahead of next week's Nato summit.More than 150 heads of state and ministers will attend the two-day event at Newport's Celtic Manor Resort.Security for the summit will be provided by ... [Published Haringey Independent - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Wales' second biggest council plans £1m savings through senior management redundancies

More redundancies are expected to be made at one of South Wales’ biggest councils in a bid to save £1m.Rhondda Cynon Taf council leader Andrew Morgan and chief executive Steve Merritt have set the target of reducing the cost of senior management within ... [Published Wales Online - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Parents' anger over changes to school bus service

PARENTS of primary school pupils say they have been left ‘fuming’ after discovering changes to school bus services days before the start of the new term.Families in Trevor with children at Garth School will have to pay £50 per term per child in advance ... [Published Wrexham Leader - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

£8.8m boost for services to support older people in Mid and West Wales

8.8m boost for services to support older people in Mid and West Wales21/08/2014A multi-million pound package of investment in services to support older people, particularly the frail elderly, to maintain their independence and remain in their home in ... [Published Binleys - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Business start-up figures hailed as Jobs Growth Wales job creation figures surpass 15,000 for the first time

A flagship Welsh job creation programme if it wins the election has surpassed 15,000 jobs created since it was set up.Latest figures for the number of “job opportunities” created by Jobs Growth Wales since April 2012 to this month reached 15,127, with ... [Published Wales Online - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

School safety work underway

SAFETY: Buttrills RoadFirst published in News by WORK to bring a pedestrian crossing and a new 20mph speed limit to Buttrills Road has begun.Since his election in 2012, ward Councillor Ian Johnson has campaigned for road safety improvements on ... [Published Barry and District News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

South Wales: Increase in reporting of LGBT hate crime

More people are reporting homophobic and transgender hate crime in South Wales, figures show.A freedom of information (FOI) request by Plaid Cymru found hate crimes on the grounds of sexual orientation jumped from 121 to 161 in a year, while gender identity ... [Published Pink News - Aug 26 2014]

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...says what often comes across from those south of the border is an affection for Scotland and a recognition of how similar the countries are. "A sense of common interests and shared citizenship seems to be important" he says
Less than a month before Scotland holds a referendum on whether to leave Britain, Wales is watching with a mix of envy, excitement and trepidation. "If Scotland votes yes, the genie is out of the bottle" said Leanne Wood, leader of Wales's nationalist party Plaid Cymru...
"Investment in new ambulances is always welcome, but no constituent of mine has ever complained to me about the quality of an ambulance, but rather the fact that they or a loved one have spent hours in that ambulance stuck outside A&E departments" he said
...done the math: Total government spending for Wales is 30 billion pounds a year, or about $50 billion, and tax receipts come to 17 billion pounds. "We're talking about a gap a quarter the size of the economy" he said

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Does the rest of UK care if Scotland goes? [Published BBC - 4 hours ago]
UK Government launches fightback against attack... [Published Wales Online - 17 hours ago]
EXERCISING BRITISH INFLUENCE [Published Diplomat Magazine - 19 hours ago]
Wales takes note as Scots weigh independence [Published Times of India - Sep 01 2014]
"Get Nato out of our city" [Published Morning Star Online - Sep 01 2014]
MP welcomes ambulance investment but calls for ... [Published South Wales Guardian - Aug 31 2014]
Wales eyes Scotland's independence bid [Published CNBC - Aug 31 2014]
Hundreds protest against Nato summit [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 31 2014]
1,000 protest against Nato summit [Published Haringey Independent - Aug 30 2014]
Nato Summit 2014: Why People are Protesting [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 30 2014]
29/08/2014 Training Federation Concern over Re... [Published Plaid Cymru - Aug 29 2014]
NHS in crisis: Welsh hospitals still missing ta... [Published Wales Online - Aug 29 2014]
Radical Christians still outnumbered [Published Morning Star Online - Aug 29 2014]
Nato Summit 2014: Protesters Arrive in South Wa... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 29 2014]
Parents' anger over changes to school bus service [Published Wrexham Leader - Aug 29 2014]
£8.8m boost for services to support older peopl... [Published Binleys - Aug 29 2014]
Western Mail Letters: Friday, 29 August, 2014 [Published Wales Online - Aug 29 2014]
Wales' second biggest council plans £1m savings... [Published Wales Online - Aug 28 2014]
David Cameron and pro-UK supporters make econom... [Published Wales Online - Aug 28 2014]
Training federation hits out at plans to cut fu... [Published Wales Online - Aug 28 2014]
Mounting stress and workload demand to blame fo... [Published Wales Online - Aug 28 2014]
Business start-up figures hailed as Jobs Growth... [Published Wales Online - Aug 28 2014]
Wales NATO summit to face protests by 20,000 pe... [Published An Phoblacht - Aug 28 2014]
Believe it or not, there is a growing tech scen... [Published The Next Web - Aug 28 2014]
The great Welsh wage scandal: Women working par... [Published Wales Online - Aug 28 2014]
Leader and chief face calls to resign [Published Local Government Chronicle - Aug 28 2014]
School safety work underway [Published Barry and District News - Aug 27 2014]
As Nato leaders prepare to meet in Wales, Iraq ... [Published Socialist Worker - Aug 26 2014]
Welsh Labour accuses Salmond of "scaremongering... [Published North Wales Daily Post - Aug 26 2014]
Downgrade of Bronglais maternity services “an i... [Published Western Telegraph - Aug 26 2014]
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Thurmaston on Charnwood (Con Defence) Result of last election to council (2011): Conservatives 33, Labour 16, British National Party 1, Liberal Democrats 1, Independent 1 (Conservative majority of 14)Result of last election in ward (2011): Emboldened ...
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Clifton on Blackpool (Lab Defence) Last election to council (2011): Labour 27, Conservatives 14, Liberal Democrats 1 (Labour majority of 12)Last election in ward (2011): Emboldened denotes electedLabour 1,090 , 911 Conservatives 567, 475Independent ...
Senior Welsh Minister Sacked Over Smear Emails ... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Jul 08 2014]
The one party state of Wales has sacked one of its most senior cabinet members, condemning his “unacceptable” behaviour. Environment minister Alun Davies ordered non-partisan civil servants to use taxpayer-funded resources to dig up dirt on his political ...
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