Austerity propagates inequality

Yesterday we found out the settlement that Denbighshire County Council (DCC) will receive from the Labour Welsh Government. It’s a further cut of 0.9%. The County Council have already had to cut back over the years, and they are extraordinarily lean. I’m afraid that further cuts will inevitably mean cuts to services, though you can…

Gwneud nid dweud

Prowd iawn o blant Clwb y Sul, Bethel, Cynwyd. Mae’n nhw wedi llwyddo i gasglu tomen o fwyd ar gyfer Banc Bwyd Matt, Llangollen, sy’n gwasanaethu cymunedau o Gorwen i’r Waun. Diolch o galon i Siop y pentref am adael i ni gael blwch bwyd yno hefyd. Mae hyn yn gam pwysig ymlaen i aelodau’r…

Trident costs Wrexham £12.6m a year

Ahead of today’s Westminster Debate on Trident, Plaid Cymru spokesperson for Clwyd South, Mabon ap Gwynfor criticised the “eye-watering” latest estimate for the cost of renewing the nuclear defence system, calling for it to be scrapped entirely. Following the Strategic Defence and Security Review announced by the Prime Minister yesterday (Monday), the Campaign for Nuclear…

Wrexham – low wage blackspot

Parts of Wrexham have double the UK level of low pay, according to new research published by the TUC today (Monday 23 February) as part of their Fair Pay Fortnight campaign. The research shows that around 1 in 5 jobs in the UK pay less than the Living Wage, currently £7.85 an hour. However the…

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears

The Barrister from Kensington & Chelsea, who is also the Tory candidate for Clwyd South, sent the letter, below, to the Leader earlier this week, attacking me and Plaid Cymru and preaching about ‘living within our means’. I sent this reply today: Sir… The Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Clwyd South claims that the economy is growing and that…