Pledge to Support Local Pubs and Brewers

Mabon ap Gwynfor, Plaid Cymru Parliamentary Candidate for Clwyd South, has today pledged to support local pubs and breweries. The three pledges are highlighted in the Manifesto for Pubs and Real Ale by CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, which sets out a package of reforms they are seeking from the next Government. These important…

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…

Wales: “highest rate of child poverty”

A Save The Children Child poverty report states that “Wales has the highest rate of child poverty of any nation in the UK”. It is estimated that there are 600,000 children living in Wales, with 1 in 3 living in poverty and 90,000, or 14%, in severe poverty. Save the Children estimate that we have…

Wrexham – Town or City?

The issue that seems to occupy most people’s minds in Wrexham and the area at the moment is that of City Status, and whether or not Wrexham should apply for it.  Many influential people have voiced their support for city status – politicians and high profile members of the regional business community.  However I’m against…

Tackling Affordable Housing

          When thinking about political issues, one normally thinks of Health, Education, Pensions, Jobs. Then there are specialist subjects, agriculture, the environment, war and peace. But over the last ten years one of the major issues in Welsh politics which has not been resolved is that of housing.*  It seems that there are houses being…