Plaid Cymru


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Plaid Cymru

the Welsh nationalist party
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At the last Assembly election in 2016, Ms Jones had been second to Mr Thomas on Plaid Cymru's regional list of candidates for Mid and West Wales.
The poll, commissioned from ICM Unlimited by BBC Wales, showed Labour in the lead in the constituency section of the ballot with 34%, Plaid Cymru second with 27%, the Conservatives on 23%, the Liberal Democrats on 7%, Ukip on 5%, the Green Party on 2% and Others on 2%.
Immediately after Mr McEvoy's eviction from the Assembly group was confirmed, his home constituency party issued a statement which said: "The Plaid Cymru Cardiff West Constituency fully supports Neil McEvoy as our regional Assembly Member and the leader of the Plaid Cymru group on Cardiff Council, as well as being a valued member of Plaid Cymru."
"This creates a great opportunity for Plaid Cymru to make Wales matter in Westminster.
No one in Plaid Cymru should have anything to do with them.
Mrs Jones said only Plaid Cymru candidates were not answerable to party bosses in London, and blamed the major parties for "corruption and rottenness" in parliamentary politics.
He is demanding the truth from the nationalist party after the Welsh Mirror yesterday showed that Plaid Cymru has been deceiving the people of Wales.
If a general election were held now, Labour's support would be on 33% (down two percentage points since the last poll in late February); the Conservatives would be on 26% (-3); Plaid Cymru 15% (+1); Change UK, the new party founded by Labour and Tory defectors, 9% (+9); the Liberal Democrats 7% (+1); Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party 4% (+4); Ukip 3% (-3); and others 3% (-5).
It followed a deadlock in the Senedd after Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood and Labour leader Carwyn Jones tied for votes for the first minister post.
Disaffected members of Plaid Cymru at a public meeting in Porthmadog four or five years ago hurriedly formed another Welsh party, Llais Gwynedd, to contest as many wards as possible with the objective of capturing enough Plaid Cymru seats to prevent them implementing their outrageous closure policies, and the curtailment of services adversely affecting the poorest and most needy in the county''s smaller rural communities, chiefly in Meirionnydd and Dwyfor.
I had voted Liberal in 1974 - unable here to vote for Plaid Cymru - but in 1979 I voted Labour.
The leadership of Plaid Cymru on this matter is completely, completely appalling.