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HEALTH BOARD URGED TO USE VACANT RAINBOW HOSPITALS TO REDUCE WAITING TIMES

Plaid Cymru Senedd candidate for Dwyfor Meirionnydd and Chair of the North Wales Health Alliance, Cllr Mabon ap Gwynfor has called on Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board to make use of the so-far unfilled north Wales rainbow hospitals to help deal with the sizeable backlog of patients waiting for treatment across the region.  

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PETITION RAMPS-UP PRESSURE ON HEALTH BOARD TO PROTECT LLŶN NURSING BEDS

More than one thousand people have now signed an online petition calling on Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and the Welsh Government to safeguard nursing beds at Penrhos Polish Home, Pwllheli.

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HEALTH BOARD URGED TO KEEP NURSING BEDS LOCAL AS PLANS ARE DRAWN UP

Plaid Cymru MP for Dwyfor Meirionnydd Liz Saville Roberts has called on Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board to provide firm assurances that work being done to look at the future of nursing beds at the Penrhos Polish Home and wider nursing care in Pen Llŷn will both safeguard the interests of residents and guarantee adequate nursing care in future in the immediate area.    

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CALLS FOR HEALTH BOARD ACTION TO PROTECT NURSING BED PROVISION IN PEN LLŶN

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board should pull out all the stops to ensure that nursing bed provision is maintained on the Llŷn Peninsula following the closure of the Penrhos Polish Home, according to local politicians.

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Full disclosure of report into north wales mental health unit welcomed by prominent health campaigner

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CONCERNS AT RISE IN LOCAL WELFARE SUPPORT CLAIMS

Local tourism industry disproportionally impacted by Covid-19 crisis.

Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Dwyfor Meirionnydd Liz Saville Roberts has warned of the disproportionate economic impact facing local areas heavily reliant on the tourism and hospitality industry, as newly published data reveals a fourfold increase in benefit claims since the Covid-19 lockdown.

Figures from the (ONS) Office for National Statistics reveal Dwyfor Meirionnydd had the biggest increase of all the Welsh constituencies, in people claiming welfare benefits since the start of lockdown.

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NOW IS NOT THE TIME TO EASE LOCKDOWN IN WALES

The Coronavirus lockdown should not be lifted in Wales as the most up to date evidence suggests that parts of the country are yet to reach peak, says Plaid Cymru.

UK newspaper headlines are suggesting that the lockdown will be eased, and Wales’ First Minister, Mark Drakeford, is expected to make an announcement on the lockdown in Wales soon.

However Plaid Cymru’s Mabon ap Gwynfor has warned that evidence shows that Wales might not have reached peak infection, and it was too early to consider easing the lockdown.

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URGENT ASSURANCES SOUGHT FOR LOCAL FIRMS MISSING OUT ON FINANCIAL SUPPORT



Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Dwyfor Meirionnydd Liz Saville Roberts and Mid and West Wales Member of the Senedd Helen Mary Jones have called on the Welsh government to ensure targeted support reaches businesses in Dwyfor Meirionnydd not covered by existing financial aid.

The Plaid Cymru MP and MS said it was vital that small businesses, sole traders and some accommodation providers in the constituency were sufficiently supported in order to see this crisis through and support the recovery of the local economy.

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All four nations must agree when lockdown is lifted

Plaid make call in cross-party meeting with acting PM Raab

All four UK Governments must agree how and when lockdown is lifted, Plaid Cymru Westminster Leader Liz Saville Roberts MP has said to the First Secretary of State Dominic Raab MP in a cross-party meeting this morning.

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Pressure continues on Welsh Government to change business guidelines to avoid paying second home owners

Plaid Cymru Gwynedd is continuing its pressure on the Welsh Government to change the Welsh Government's business grant guidelines, so that owners of second homes who have deliberately converted to business rates to avoid paying taxes, do not have access to business support grants of £10,000 or up to £25,000.

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