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…

Cysgod-y-Gaer – exemplar home and more

Cysgod-y-Gaer Care Home, Corwen, must remain open and in public ownership for the well-being of its residents and their families, according to Mabon ap gwynfor, Plaid Cymru Parliamentary Candidate for Clwyd South. Both Westminster and Cardiff governments have cut public finances, resulting in County Council’s funding being cut. Denbighshire County Council are looking at ways…

Minister challenged to explain apprenticeship funding cuts

800 16-24 year olds in Clwyd South out of work Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology and Clwyd South AM Ken Skates has been accused of jeopardising the future of 800 young people in his own constituency following a £7m cut to the Government’s Apprenticeships and Young Recruits Programme. Mabon ap Gwynfor, Clwyd South Spokesperson…

Jean pay’s while Gary Barlow plays

We hear London politicians regularly tell us that ‘we’re all in this together’; and that we must all share the burden of cuts. Even though we’re told that the economy is on the up the three London parties will persist with the Tories austerity measures – meaning more cuts to essential services. But the cuts…

Labour council has money in the bank but is cutting vital services

Wrexham Labour Council has been accused of stashing money away in reserves while cutting vital frontline services. The decision has been branded a scandal by Plaid Cymru.  Plaid Cymru’s Clwyd South spokesperson Mabon ap Gwynfor said people opposed to the closure of Plas Madoc Leisure Centre, libraries, community centres, bus services and the reduction of…

Livelihoods threatened because of loss of bus service

Calls for reinstatement of key bus services A hospital worker says council cuts to bus services have put her job at risk. Now campaigners and Plaid Cymru are calling for Wrexham Council to reinstate the bus services in rural areas. Jane Ballinger, of Glyn Ceiriog, works at the orthopaedic hospital and used to catch the…