Campaigns

First Time Voters

TVotes at 16his May, Wales will join a growing list of countries that allow people aged 16 and 17 to vote in elections.  Scotland has been doing this for a number of years now.  Plaid Cymru has long supported this change and we hope that you will vote for Plaid in your first election!

As your local Pontypridd candidate, Heledd Fychan is organising a number of meetings specifically for new voters.  So whether you are 16, 17 or 18 please see details below how to attend.  You can ask a question or just listen in.

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Justice for Flood Victims

On the night of February 15th 2020 large areas of RCT were hit by Storm Dennis.

 

Storm Dennis was a European windstorm which, in February 2020, became one of the most intense extratropical cyclones ever recorded, reaching a minimum central pressure of 920 millibars (27.17 inches of mercury) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storm_Dennis]

Storm Dennis

 

Across RCT over 1,000 properties were flooded.  In the Pontypridd Constituency, residents of Pontypridd, Trefforest and Taffs Well suffered extreme flooding.

Berw Road

The damage was extensive to houses, businesses and transport infrastructure.

Car by River

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Nadine Marshall - South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner

Nadine MarshallNadine Marshall will stand as the Plaid Cymru Candidate in the upcoming South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Elections on May 6th.

 

Following the horrific murder of her eldest son Conner, Nadine fought to challenge and change the working practice of the National Probation Service.

 

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Save HSBC in Pontypridd and Talbot Green

Our Town Centres are reeling from blow after blow.

HSBC Pontypridd 

Pontypridd has seen devastating flooding followed by Covid-19 and all the while trying to withstand the unfair competition from out of town retail.  The move to online banking is world-wide but we as a community need our Town Centres. 

HSBC Talbot Green

The closure of these two HSBC banks in Talbot Green and Pontypridd would be another blow.

Act now - please sign the petition here.

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Register to vote

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If you don't register, you can't vote! 

To vote in the Council Election (or any other election), you have to be on the electoral register. It's easy to register. 

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Postal Vote

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Do you like being on the winning side?

 

Across the country more and more people are signing up for a postal vote.

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