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High time rights to indicate nationality on election form is changed

A Councillor from Llŷn at Gwynedd’s full council meeting at Caernarfon today (Thursday 5 March), will be calling for change to the ‘Household Inquiry Form’ sent to electors for voting so that a choice is given with regards nationality on the form.

At present, the UK Government form only has a 'British' box to tick, making it impossible to identify your nationality as Welsh, Scottish, Irish and so on. There is a £1,000 fine if the form is not entered correctly.

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Welcome investment to improve children’s safety outside Ysgol Tanygrisiau

Gwynedd Councillor for Tanygrisiau, Annwen Daniels is delighted to hear that a campaign to improve safety for pupils at the school's main entrance has come to fruition.

For two years, the County Councillor who represents Bowydd, Rhiw and Tanygrisiau has been pressing for financial support to help the school improve access to the site, so that there is less risk for primary school pupils stepping out on to the road when leaving school at the end of the day.

 

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Health Board accused of gagging staff

Health Board accused of gagging staff

A health board has been accused of trying to gag its employers, following a whistleblower leaking an email asking staff not to sign a petition regarding one of the Board's services.

Plaid Cymru's Mabon ap Gwynfor, who is also the party's candidate for the National Assembly in Dwyfor-Meirionnydd, started a petition urging the Welsh Government's Health Minister and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board to ensure the continuation of the North Wales Heart Failure Service, which he says is under threat because of the Board's failure to provide permanent contracts to the service's staff.

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Concerns about historic buildings

Concerns regarding future of Nannau Hall

Concerns have been raised regarding the future of one of the great houses of Meirionnydd, Nannau Hall, near Llanfachreth.

Mabon ap Gwynfor, Plaid Cymru's candidate for Dwyfor Meirionnydd at the National Assembly elections next year, raised concerns regarding the future of Nannau Hall, following reports that lead has been stolen from the Grade 2 listed building.

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FIGURES SHOW PEOPLE IN NORTH WALES AT HIGHER RISK OF DEVELOPING CANCER THAN REST OF WALES

‘Overwhelming’ support for a dedicated, regional centre to drive-down mortality rates.

Plaid Cymru politicians Mabon ap Gwynfor and Sian Gwenllian and campaigner Becky Williams have reiterated calls for a north Wales based cancer diagnosis centre after new figures have shown that people in north Wales face a much higher chance of developing cancer than the rest of Wales.

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POST OFFICE SERVICES RESTORED IN TWO COMMUNITIES

Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Dwyfor Meirionnydd Liz Saville Roberts has warmly welcomed news that two communities in Dwyfor Meirionnydd have had their Post Office services restored, following a concerted campaign to improve access to cash and banking services.

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Heart treatment service faces axe to save cash

Calls for Minister to intervene in Dolgellau and Tremadog services

A pioneering heart treatment service in north Wales faces the axe as the local health board looks to make savings.

The decision has been branded as “monumentally stupid” by health campaigner Mabon ap Gwynfor, Plaid Cymru's National Assembly candidate in Dwyfor Meirionnydd.

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Decision to scrap nurse rota changes welcomed

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board have announced that they will no longer make nurses work extra shifts for no pay in north Wales. 

Campaigners, including politicians from Plaid Cymru, Unite the Union, RCN and Unison claimed that the proposed changes would have resulted in nurses working an extra shift a month for no extra pay.

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Mabon ap Gwynfor welcomed as Plaid Cymru's Dwyfor Meirionnydd candidate

Plaid Cymru Gwynedd Councillors are delighted to congratulate, welcome and support Mabon ap Gwynfor as Plaid Cymru's Dwyfor Meirionnydd candidate for the next Assembly Election in 2021.

Plaid Cymru’s Gwynedd Leader, Dyfrig Siencyn said: “The competition to choose a candidate was an inspiration to Plaid members in Dwyfor Meirionnydd with six strong candidates sharing a passion to make a difference to the constituency communities and to contribute to the team that will govern Wales after the next election.

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GIVE OUR VALUED NHS WORKERS SETTLED STATUS SAYS PLAID

Tougher post-Brexit immigration rules will compromise patient care

Warnings from the Welsh NHS that the recruitment and retention of healthcare workers and care staff across Wales will be put at risk in the event of new, post-Brexit immigration rules have prompted calls for action from Plaid Cymru.

Brexit uncertainties and concerns about tougher EU immigration rules have led to calls on the UK government to provide all NHS staff in Wales with settled status, so that staffing levels and patient care are safeguarded during Brexit.

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