Plaid Cymru calls for “Covid Special Support Areas” for high infection areas in South Wales

PLAID CYMRU has called on the Welsh Government to create designated “Covid Special Support Areas” that would qualify for additional support measures including for those who are clinically vulnerable and can’t work from home, additional test and trace resources, and a top up to the self-isolation grant to £800. The Continue Reading

Prisons’ Report a “Damning Indictment” of Justice System says Leanne Wood

REACTING to the publication of a damning report from the Wales Governance Centre on the penal system in Wales, Leanne Wood MS – Plaid Cymru’s Shadow Minister for Justice and Equalities – said: “This comprehensive report is a damning indictment on how poorly served Wales is by the Westminster-run justice Continue Reading

Plaid Cymru repeats calls for pubic inquiry into institutionalised racism in Wales

PLAID Cymru Equalities Spokesperson Leanne Wood MS urges Welsh Government to look into “scandal” of disproportionate COVID effects on ethnic minorities in Wales, repeating Plaid Leader Adam Price’s previous calls for a public enquiry into structural and institutionalised racism in Wales. In response to Judge Ray Singh’s statement that institutional Continue Reading

Royal Glamorgan Hospital Campaign is Victory for People Power claims Rhondda MS

REACTING to the news that plans to retain consultant-led A&E services at the Royal Glamorgan have been endorsed, Rhondda MS Leanne Wood said: “I want to thank the health board members for endorsing the recommendations of the report to retain 24 hour consultant-led A&E services. This is tremendous news for Continue Reading

Plaid Cymru call for an in depth investigation into systematic racism in Wales

SYSTEMATIC racism in Wales has to be tackled head on say Plaid as report finds “lack of action on race equality” to blame on the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities. Plaid Cymru has called for an in depth investigation into systematic racism in Wales with the view of Continue Reading

MS shares “Anger” and “Frustration” of residents flooded in Rhondda

THE Member of the Senedd for the Rhondda has called for urgent action to help people flooded in her constituency yet again this year. Leanne Wood has also called for an urgent inquiry into why homes flooded so quickly after a period of record-breaking sunshine. Many locals in affected communities Continue Reading

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