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Plaid’s £500m flooding fund to help communities left behind by Labour

A Plaid government, if elected on May 6th, would commit £500m to improving Wales flood defences and support the communities “left behind by Labour” in recent years. 

In a ground-breaking commitment, Plaid Cymru MS for the Rhondda Leanne Wood said that major storms over the last few years had devastated homes in her community, nearby Pontypridd, and in many other areas of Wales from Llanrwst to Caerphilly.  

 Councillor Heledd Fychan, Plaid Cymru candidate for Pontypridd, criticised Labour for opposing an independent inquiry into severe flooding in the Valleys, saying that a Plaid Cymru government would put right Labour’s “piecemeal approach” to flood prevention with meaningful investment. 

 

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Campaign Launch Video

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Nature Act to tackle “biodiversity crisis”

Plaid Cymru has today announced that his party would introduce a pioneering Nature Act if it wins the election in May to get to grips with the “biodiversity crisis” facing Wales.

The growing crisis undermines the essential services provided to society by nature – food, clean air and water, materials, medicine and more – and that one in six species in Wales were now threatened with extinction.  Plaid Cymru would introduce legally binding targets to restore biodiversity by 2050.

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Use Your Voice! Events for #FirstTime Voters Launched

For the first time in Wales, 16 and 17 year olds will be able to vote in this year's Senedd election on 6 May.

 

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Choosing who to support is a big decision.

To help with this, Plaid Cymru Senedd candidate for Pontypridd, Heledd Fychan, is today launching a series of online events for first time voters. 

 

 

 

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50 Days until the Senedd election

In 50 days, you’ll have the chance to vote for who you want to represent you in the Senedd and to elect the next Welsh Government.
In Pontypridd, a vote for Heledd Fychan and Plaid Cymru is a vote for change, a vote for a brighter future, a vote for a representative who will fight to ensure that our communities receive the services we need and deserve.
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International Women's Day

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Education Recovery Plan

Plaid Cymru has launched its Education Recovery Plan, as it emerged that children in Wales have lost an estimated half a year of learning during the pandemic.

Speaking at Plaid Cymru’s Spring Conference, Shadow Education Minister Siân Gwenllian MS outlined her plans to help all children, young people and schools recover after COVID-19

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#Vote16 Week

 

It's #Vote16 week! In May 16 and 17 year olds can vote for the first time ever! Remember to register to vote! 🗳️

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Call for strategic approach to flooding

 BBC Flood Feb 2021We have seen too many times the terrible impact that flooding can have on our homes and businesses. Here in Pontypridd people are still dealing with the results of the flooding from a year ago.
Every time it rains heavily now, people are anxious it could flood again which has a massive impact on their mental health.
 
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Fight for Justice for Flood Victims Continues a Year-on

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“The need for an Independent Inquiry remains, and the fight continues until we secure justice for those affected and investment in flood prevention measures. Our communities will not be able to rest easy until this happens, and I call on the Welsh Government to re-think their position to date, and establish an Independent Inquiry as a matter of urgency.”

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