Plaid Cymru

Type: Organization
Name: Plaid Cymru
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

The Centre for Alternative Technology turns 40

This summer, the Centre for Alternative Technology is celebrating its 40th birthday. To mark this occasion, CAT will host a birthday carnival with speakers, workshops, music and much more on the 2nd of August. For the last 4 decades CAT has informed, ... [Published Connecting Industry - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

AM calls for civic lunches to end

SOUTH Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle has renewed calls for Welsh local authorities to consider ending annual lunches for civic leaders of other councils.The former leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council said it is difficult to justify continuing the ... [Published South Wales Argus - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands of violent men let off with a sorry

Back in March, we reported on the shocking fact that . Finally, that could all be set to change as Labour have announced plans to create a specific law against domestic abuse.Yvette Cooper, the shadow home secretary, has announced Labour’s intention to ... [Published Cosmopolitan UK - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

28/07/2014 Plaid reveals Labour plan to cut an extra £5m plus from education budget

28/07/2014Plaid Cymru has obtained information revealing Welsh Government plans to introduce £5m of cuts to education grants this year, on top of the spending cuts already announced.Plaid Cymru Shadow Education and Skills Minister said he understood local ... [Published Plaid Cymru - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Labour administration at Cardiff council accused of breaking council tax promise

Opposition parties have accused the Labour-run council in Cardiff of breaking its manifesto promise by suggesting a 5% council tax hike over the next three years.The council’s head of corporate services, Graham Hinchey, dropped the council tax bombshell ... [Published Wales Online - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Welsh Councils should Axe Civic Shindigs, says Plaid Cymru AM

Plaid Cymru AM Lindsay Whittle has called on Welsh local authorities to consider ending annual lunches for civic leaders of other councils.The former leader of Caerphilly County Borough Council said that it is difficult to justify continuing the shindigs ... [Published Welsh Icons - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Plaid's fury over 'civic shindigs' at a time of austerity

Local authorities in Wales who held lavish dinners for civic leaders at a time of cuts to services have been criticised.Councils across Wales spent more than £28,000 on dinners for civic leaders and gifts for mayors of other authorities over the last ... [Published Wales Online - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Solidarity through divergence: Leanne Wood's speech on Scottish independence

The Plaid Cymru leader spoke this week at an event organised by the Radical Independence Campaign in Glasgow. Here is the full text of her speech. Leanne Wood - wikimedia I want to thank you for the invitation to speak to you this evening.It is ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Plaid Leader’s Appeal to First Minister in Wake of Atrocities in Gaza

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has urged the First Minister to press the Prime Minister to end the sale of weapons to Israel in the wake of the crisis in Gaza.The South Wales Central AM is calling for  an immediate ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians ... [Published Welsh Icons - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

'I'd do it again in a heartbeat' Plaid Cymru's Jocelyn Davies urges coalition with Labour... if it's the largest party

A former Minister in the Labour-Plaid Cymru coalition has urged the nationalists to take up the chance to get into government again – even if it means teaming up with Carwyn Jones’ party again.Veteran South Wales East AM, Jocelyn Davies, urged Plaid Cymru ... [Published Wales Online - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Plaid Cymru Plan would Create 50,000 Extra Jobs in Wales

Plaid Cymru has welcomed today’s second quarter GDP results, but said that they wanted to ensure a recovery for all.Plaid Cymru Treasury spokesperson Jonathan Edwards MP said that Wales must benefit from the recovery to transform itself into a high skilled, ... [Published Welsh Icons - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Plaid Cymru MEP sets out ‘Wales in Europe’ Agricultural Priorities at Royal Welsh Show

Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans will set out the agricultural priorities for Wales in Europe when visiting the Royal Welsh Show on Thursday.Jill Evans MEP will warn that there are five key farming issues for Wales in the new European ParliamentPlaid Cymru ... [Published Welsh Icons - Jul 23 2014]

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In a speech today, Yvette Cooper said, "These figures are deeply worrying. Domestic violence is an incredibly serious crime. Two women a week are killed by their partner or an ex and 750,000 children will grow up witnessing domestic violence. For the police to simply take a violent abuser home to apologise risks making domestic violence worse, and makes it even harder for victims to escape a cycle of abuse."
"It’s interesting the cabinet member mentioned that at this stage he’s obviously trying to send out a message that tax rises are the way to go. I still believe that there’s areas where savings can be made and the council needs to look at maximising its income."
"These further cuts will come as a bombshell to many schools that use the money to employ assistants and buy in specialist help."
"No government has done more to tackle the abhorrent crime of domestic abuse than this government" she said. "Our groundbreaking Claire's Law will help protect women from abusive relationships, while domestic violence protection orders are cracking...

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The Centre for Alternative Technology turns 40 [Published Connecting Industry - 13 hours ago]
AM Criticises Denbighshire Council for Lack of ... [Published Welsh Icons - 14 hours ago]
AM calls for civic lunches to end [Published South Wales Argus - Jul 28 2014]
28/07/2014 Plaid reveals Labour plan to cut an... [Published Plaid Cymru - Jul 28 2014]
Operation Darwen Continues [Published Welsh Icons - Jul 28 2014]
Head teachers warn: Wales' schools are 'in for ... [Published Wales Online - Jul 28 2014]
National Eisteddfod 2014: Final touches at Llan... [Published North Wales Daily Post - Jul 28 2014]
Thousands of violent men let off with a sorry [Published Cosmopolitan UK - Jul 28 2014]
Labour administration at Cardiff council accuse... [Published Wales Online - Jul 28 2014]
Welsh Councils should Axe Civic Shindigs, says ... [Published Welsh Icons - Jul 28 2014]
Plaid's fury over 'civic shindigs' at a time of... [Published Wales Online - Jul 28 2014]
Plaid Cymru accuses Welsh Government of plannin... [Published Wales Online - Jul 28 2014]
Labour to make domestic violence a specific off... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
Lessons to be learnt: Welsh-medium Education, W... [Published Welsh Icons - Jul 26 2014]
Rhodri Morgan: 'My favourite Commonwealth Games... [Published Wales Online - Jul 26 2014]
Solidarity through divergence: Leanne Wood's sp... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 26 2014]
Local By-Election Results: July 24th 2014 [Published politicalbetting.com - Jul 25 2014]
Delay in Opening Renal Unit at Withybush Hospit... [Published Welsh Icons - Jul 25 2014]
Plaid Leader’s Appeal to First Minister in Wake... [Published Welsh Icons - Jul 25 2014]
25/07/2014 Plaid leader’s appeal to First Mini... [Published Plaid Cymru - Jul 25 2014]
TOWN HALL POLLS BOOST FOR LIB DEMS [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 25 2014]
'I'd do it again in a heartbeat' Plaid Cymru's ... [Published Wales Online - Jul 25 2014]
Plaid Cymru Plan would Create 50,000 Extra Jobs... [Published Welsh Icons - Jul 25 2014]
‘Alcohol Abuse Must be Tackled’ [Published Welsh Icons - Jul 25 2014]
Tasker Milward School requires special measures... [Published Western Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
Scottish independence referendum weekly review:... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
‘UK Economy is Back on Track’ [Published Welsh Icons - Jul 25 2014]
South Wales Echo letters: Friday, July 25, 2014 [Published Wales Online - Jul 25 2014]
Council Leaders Voice Support for new North Wal... [Published Welsh Icons - Jul 24 2014]
Harry Hayfield’s Local By-Election Preview: Jul... [Published politicalbetting.com - Jul 24 2014]
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Local By-Election Results: July 24th 2014 [Published politicalbetting.com - Jul 25 2014]
Clifton on Blackpool (Lab Defence) Result: Labour 501 (41%), UKIP 362 (30%), Conservatives 283 (23%), Liberal Democrats 33 (3%), Greens 25 (2%), TUSC 10 (1%)Labour HOLD with a majority of 139 (11%)Turnout: 23% (Grateful thanks to Blackpool Council ...
Harry Hayfield’s Local By-Election Preview: Jul... [Published politicalbetting.com - Jul 24 2014]
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 ...
PB Nighthawks is now open [Published politicalbetting.com - Jun 11 2014]
Home of the web’s best political conversation If you’re experiencing a Night Fever, why not relax, and converse into the night on the day’s events in PB NightHawks. Whether you’re a poster or whether you’re a lurker, why not post on Nighthawks tonight. ...
Lib Dem voters sticking with Nick Clegg accordi... [Published politicalbetting.com - May 28 2014]
After several days of pressure on Nick Clegg new YouGov polling for the Times suggests that most current party supporters want him to remain as leader. Even amongst those who voted for the party in 2010 he has a lead. The point, of course, is that ...
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