Rhun ap Iorwerth AM hails candidate's "experience, calibre and clout"
Plaid Cymru AM Rhun ap Iorwerth, has congratulated Ieuan Wyn Jones on securing the nomination to become the party's Westminster candidate for Ynys Mon in the upcoming UK election.
Ieuan Wyn Jones is a familiar name not only in Ynys Mon but throughout Wales and beyond having previously served as AM and MP for Ynys Mon, Leader of Plaid Cymru and Deputy Welsh First Minister.
Rhun ap Iorwerth AM said that Ieuan Wyn Jones's wealth of experience stood him in good stead to serve the people of Ynys Mon's interests in Westminster, and that Ieuan's record as a skilled negotiator would help Wales as a whole secure a good deal as we prepare to leave the EU.
Plaid Cymru AM Rhun ap Iorwerth said:
"I was delighted to see a variety of strong potential candidates put their name forward with such enthusiasm towards working for the people of Ynys Mon and Wales.
"I wish to thank everyone who sought the nomination - the process has shown that Plaid Cymru goes from strength to strength in Anglesey.
"I would like to congratulate Ieuan Wyn Jones on securing the nomination to be Plaid Cymru's candidate for Ynys Mon in the upcoming election.
"Ieuan's wealth of experience will be a crucial factor in effectively representing the interests of people throughout Ynys Mon and wider Wales.
"He is well-known and well-respected across the island and beyond, and his record as a skilled negotiator whilst serving as the Deputy First Minister of Wales has left a lasting impression.
"I am confident that Ieuan has the experience, calibre and clout required to return a Plaid Cymru MP for Ynys Mon to Westminster after June 8th.
"I look forward to joining him on the campaign trail and to forming a strong Plaid Cymru team for Ynys Mon who will continue delivering for the people of this island."