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Rhun ap Iorwerth calls for Major Summit to discuss challenges facing Welsh Economy

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Highlighting challenges facing all parts of the Welsh Economy at present – particularly due to the uncertainty surrounding Brexit – Plaid Cymru spokesperson for Economy and Finance Rhun ap Iorwerth has called on Welsh Government to convene a summit to discuss the challenges facing the country’s economy moving forward.

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FM agrees to consider Plaid proposal to devolve controls over welfare in Wales

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The First Minister Mark Drakeford has agreed to ‘explore’ the devolution of welfare administration in a landmark victory for the proposal by Plaid Cymru.

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Lack of perinatal services leaving mothers to see care without their babies’

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Lack of suitable mental health services for pregnant and new mothers in north Wales is forcing mothers to be admitted to psychiatric wards without their babies.

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Plaid Cymru Leader pays tribute to ‘brightest star’ Steffan Lewis

It is with great sadness that we have been asked by the family of Steffan Lewis AM to confirm that our dear friend and colleague passed away quietly today, in Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr in Ystrad Mynach.

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Discussing future trade with Irish Minister for European Affairs

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Continued strong trade flow between Wales and the Republic of Ireland and the dangers of a No Deal scenario were on the agenda as Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price and shadow minister for the economy and Assembly Member for Ynys Môn Rhun ap Iorwerth met with Irish Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee in Dublin last week.

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Celtic Union 'a must' regardless of Brexit

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The Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price has said that there needs to be a much ‘greater co-operation’ between the Celtic nations regardless of Brexit and has suggested a Celtic Development Bank for joint infrastructure investment projects in energy, transport, and communications. 

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Chaos in Westminster shows people not Parliament must decide

A Government in collapse, a Parliament in paralysis and a constitution in chaos

Hywel Williams MP, Plaid Cymru’s Brexit spokesperson, has said the chaos in Westminster reaffirms that it is people not politicians that must decide what happens next in relation to Brexit.

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Leanne Wood AM welcomes docking announcement of refugee rescue vessel

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The ship that rescued 32 refugees from a rubber vessel with a broken engine off the Maltese Coast has finally been permitted to disembark in Malta.

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Swansea University case shows Welsh Government has ‘taken eye off post-16 education’

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Plaid Cymru shadow cabinet minister for post 16 education Bethan Sayed AM said that the recent governance issues in higher education and the case of Swansea University was an example of the Welsh Government “taking its eye off the ball” in regards to post-16 education.

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Prime Minister told to “stop playing with fire” and take No Deal off the table

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Plaid Cymru MPs meet with PM to rule out No Deal Brexit.

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