News

FISHERIES MINISTER ACCUSED OF BREACHING MINISTERIAL CODE IN SEA ACCESS ROW

Labour Minister prioritises interests of holiday home owner at expense of Llŷn fishermen

Labour Welsh Government Fisheries Minister Lesley Griffith has been accused of breaching the Ministerial Code by siding with a holiday-home owner from her Wrexham constituency in a dispute over the rights of local fishermen to access waters off the Llŷn Peninsula. 

Welsh Government Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths - who has responsibility for fishing in Wales - wrote to Cyngor Gwynedd to protest about signs put up by local fishermen to control parking at the Porth Colmon launch ramp in Llŷn.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

FREE-TO-USE CASH MACHINES UNDER THREAT AS GOVERNMENT IGNORE PLEA FOR HELP

Plaid Cymru MP calls for sufficient mitigation measures to shield rural communities from disproportionate cuts

Plaid Cymru MP for Dwyfor Meirionnydd Liz Saville Roberts has urged the UK’s second largest provider of cash machines to protect rural communities, as it moves ahead with plans to axe thousands of free-to-use ATMs including 3 in her constituency.   

Read more
Add your reaction Share

MP RESPONDS TO PWLLHELI FACTORY SHOP LANGUAGE ROW

Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd MP Liz Saville Roberts has responded to a decision by the Factory Shop to refuse to allow staff members at their Pwllheli store to wear badges showing that they speak Welsh. 

Read more
Add your reaction Share

DWYFOR MEIRIONNYDD NURSES SHORT-CHANGED BY CASH-STRAPPED HEALTH BOARD

HEALTH BOARD SLAMMED AS ACCOUNTANCY GIANT TARGETS NURSES TO SAVE CASH

Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd candidate for the National Assembly, Mabon ap Gwynfor has called on BCUHB bosses to reconsider plans which would force nurses and healthcare staff to work an additional unpaid shift every month.

The changes, being driven forward by global accountancy firm PriceWaterhouseCooper, will mean nurses taking an extra unpaid half-hour break during shifts and being on call during emergencies. It means full-time nurses will have to work an extra shift a month to make up the unpaid hours.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

CALL FOR GWYNEDD CANCER HUB TO SPEED-UP DIAGNOSIS

Campaigner backs calls for dedicated regional centre to drive-down mortality rates.

Plaid Cymru have called on the Welsh Government to invest more in cancer diagnostics in north Wales by establishing a rapid diagnostic regional hub in Gwynedd, following the release of mortality rates across the UK.

Their calls have been backed by Becky Williams, widow of Irfon Williams who led the Hawl i Fyw campaign. 

Newly-released mortality figures reveal that cancerhttp://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/903/news/49660 is the single biggest cause of death in north Wales, with 2,291 of the 8,156 recorded deaths attributable to cancer.  

Read more
Add your reaction Share

This starts with you

They have the money but we have the people. If everyone who visits this website joins our movement, there's nothing we can't accomplish together.

Campaigns