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21/04/2014  “Cut VAT on home improvements to 5%”
“Cut VAT on home improvements to 5%”

The Party of Wales MEP Jill Evans has urged the UK Government to use the powers that the party helped secure to introduce a VAT cut for household improvements in order to improve the quality of Welsh homes and encourage economic growth.

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11/04/2014  Party of Wales MEP fears damage to consumer confidence over meat inspections
Party of Wales MEP fears damage to consumer confidence over meat inspections

Party of Wales MEP Jill Evans has reiterated her concerns about changes to the inspection of pig meat.

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10/04/2014  Welsh Government ‘lacks a long-term vision’ and plan for education
Welsh Government ‘lacks a long-term vision’ and plan for education

Plaid Cymru Shadow Education Minister Simon Thomas has called for the Welsh Government to end the blame game and put forward a long term vision for education in Wales after another international report found failings in the education system.

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09/04/2014  Language opportunities to open doors
Language opportunities to open doors

Plaid Cymru unveils plans to normalise multilingualism

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09/04/2014  Air Passenger Duty vote a test of Welsh First Minister's authority
Air Passenger Duty vote a test of Welsh First Minister's authority

Plaid Cymru will this afternoon (Wednesday) call a vote to devolve control over Air passenger Duty, as recommended by the Silk Commission.   A poll by a national newspaper this week found that 78% of participants supported devolving control over APD to Wales.

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08/04/2014  Commons to vote on Plaid amendment to review top rate of income tax
Commons to vote on Plaid amendment to review top rate of income tax

The House of Commons will later vote on a Plaid Cymru amendment calling for a review of the top rate of income tax. Plaid Cymru has a longstanding policy to reinstate the 50p top rate of income tax - a position which the Labour party finally agrees with.

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08/04/2014  Difficult times ahead for disabled people in rural areas, warns MP
Difficult times ahead for disabled people in rural areas, warns MP

Tomorrow (Wednesday), Plaid Cymru's Hywel Williams MP will use a debate in the House of Commons to highlight the difficulties disabled people who claim PIP (Personal Independence Payment) for their mobility needs will face as the new scheme comes into force.

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04/04/2014  Plaid seeks to rename Assembly 'National Parliament of Wales'
Plaid seeks to rename Assembly 'National Parliament of Wales'

Plaid Cymru’s Westminster Group has tabled an amendment to the Wales Bill that would change the name of the Welsh Assembly to the National Parliament of Wales.

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03/04/2014  Murco deal failure shows it is spread sheet economic recovery
Murco deal failure shows it is spread sheet economic recovery

Simon Thomas AM has said the failure of the deal to sell the Murco oil refinery in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire is another example of a spread sheet economic recovery that has not helped people living in Wales.

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02/04/2014  “Send in Health Inspectorate Wales”
“Send in Health Inspectorate Wales”

Plaid Cymru leader urges First Minister to respond to Glangwili ‘alarm bell’

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02/04/2014  AM hails Visteon settlement offer
AM hails Visteon settlement offer

Bethan Jenkins salutes workers at “beginning of the end of a long, long battle” Bethan Jenkins AM has hailed the dogged determination of a group of former car workers from Swansea who look to have won their five-year battle to recover their pensions.

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01/04/2014  Leanne urges adoption of Three Point Plan to turn Wales around
Leanne urges adoption of Three Point Plan to turn Wales around

Leader calls for end to Tory-Labour point scoring at expense of devolution  

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01/04/2014  Plaid Cymru echoes Welsh people's "no more austerity" plea
Plaid Cymru echoes Welsh people's "no more austerity" plea

Plaid Cymru has used the one-year anniversary (April 1st) of the UK Government's welfare reforms to condemn austerity's legacy in Wales and urge a change of economic directions towards a focus on investment for growth.

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01/04/2014  Labour split on fair funding and further powers for Assembly
Labour split on fair funding and further powers for Assembly

Plaid Cymru's Treasury spokesperson, Jonathan Edwards MP, has issued fierce criticism of the Labour party for failing to offer any clarity on their vision for further financial powers and fair funding for Wales.

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26/03/2014  Rhodri Glyn Thomas uses Assembly debate to urge more support for Fire Service
Rhodri Glyn Thomas uses Assembly debate to urge more support for Fire Service

 Rhodri Glyn Thomas uses Assembly debate to urge more support for Fire Service

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26/03/2014  Jill Evans MEP visits Glynneath Regeneration Scheme
Jill Evans MEP visits Glynneath Regeneration Scheme

Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans has visited Glynneath to see how European funding is going to be spent in the regeneration of the town.

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