The Westminster Government faces a possible defeat tonight if the Labour Party unites to work with the other opposition parties to oppose the Tories’ decision to leave the EU’s Customs Union after Brexit.Read more
Steffan Lewis AM, Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for External Affairs, today criticised the UK Government for choosing to challenge the Law Derived from the European Union (Wales) Bill in the Supreme Court. The Bill, which was initially proposed by Steffan Lewis in a members’ legislative proposal that passed unanimously, enshrines EU regulations on devolved matters into Welsh law, protecting the current devolution settlement.Read more
Wales should have the right to block trade deals that damage its national interest, Plaid Cymru has said, following revelations that Westminster is preparing to sign a trade deal with Australia, which would include opening Welsh markets to hormone-treated beef from Australia.Read more
The Westminster Government should seek an extension to the Article 50 process of withdrawing from the EU, Plaid Cymru’s Westminster leader, Liz Saville Roberts MP has said.Read more
The Westminster Government’s Brexit plans strip us of our European Citizenship and, in many respects, our European identity.
It means your right to travel, live and work across Europe will be curtailed. It means your freedom to study and not be discriminated against based on nationality will be lost. It means that you are no longer European.
Stripping people of their citizenship against their will is not only wrong, but according to legal experts, illegal under international law.
How can Westminster take away your rights, against your will? How can Westminster remove your European identity? How can Westminster take away, against your will, the citizenship with which you were born?
Brexit’s disastrous economic consequences are apparent. But, now Westminster wants to take away who we are, how we define ourselves – our identity.
Will you join us in telling Westminster that we are European?
Also come and join us in Westminster on Wednesday 7 March at 11.00am, before PMQs, to demonstrate outside Parliament. Join the Facebook event here!
The Welsh Government is complicit in Westminster’s power-grab, Plaid Cymru has said, as the Westminster Government is forced to make concessions to Scotland and not Wales.Read more
Responding to the statement by the EU that northern Ireland will remain in the Customs Union and Single Market, Plaid Cymru's Brexit spokesperson, Hywel Williams said:
"If northern Ireland stays within the EU's Single Market and Customs Union, it becomes an economic necessity for Wales to be given the same deal.Read more
The Westminster Government has no mandate to take the UK countries out of the Customs Union, and must seek Parliamentary approval before doing so, Plaid Cymru has said.Read more
Opposition leaders have called on the Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn to re-think Labour’s position on Brexit, ahead of a meeting with his MPs.Read more