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Plaid Cymru secures rate relief for small hydro projects

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Plaid Cymru has secured a business rate relief for small hydro projects that had been faced with an increase of up to 900% in their rates.
This follows a long campaign for Plaid Cymru to secure fairness for the hydro projects that had been disproportionately affected by non-domestic rates revaluation.

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Welsh Government urged to confirm bypass work start date as new year resolution

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Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Arfon Hywel Williams and Assembly Member Siân Gwenllian have urged the Welsh Labour Government to urgently press ahead and confirm a start date for work on the Bontnewydd/ Caernarfon bypass early in the new year or risk further unacceptable delays.

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Devolving administration of social security would protect Welsh families

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The Labour Welsh Government is letting the UK Tory government do its worst to Wales’ most vulnerable people, Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Equalities Siân Gwenllian has said.

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Arfon AM and MP encourage you to support local shops this Christmas

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To promote Small Business Saturday on December 2nd Arfon AM Sian Gwenllian and MP Hywel Williams visited Llechi a Phethau/Slate and Things in Caernarfon to meet proprietors Jon and Gill March who opened their craft and gift shop in the town 8 months ago.

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Plaid MP and AM call to set up WASPI group to give local women a voice on pension injustice

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Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament Hywel Williams and AM Siân Gwenllian are inviting applications of interest from women in their Arfon constituency, affected by government changes to the state pension age, to set up a WASPI (Women Against State Pension Increase) campaign group to give local women a voice in opposing the reforms.

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Government’s delay in introducing language standards is “disgraceful”: Sian Gwenllian

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Plaid Cymru’s Shadow Cabinet Secretary for the Welsh Language, Sian Gwenllian, has criticised the government’s slowness in introducing Welsh language standards for public sector bodies in Wales.

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The government must reform its new Planning and Welsh Language policy (TAN20) says Sian Gwenllian

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Plaid Cymru’s shadow Cabinet spokesperson on the Welsh Language, Sian Gwenllian AM, has said that the Welsh Government is guilty of creating confusion with its planning policy regarding the Welsh language following the publication of a policy which is completely inconsistent with legislation.

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International body warns against scrapping Language Commissioner

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“The Labour government’s efforts to scrap the Welsh Language Commissioner are short sighted and will weaken the rights of Welsh speakers." Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for the Welsh Language Sian Gwenllian has said.

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Local MP backs calls to curb the number of 'to let' signs across Bangor

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Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Arfon, Hywel Williams is backing calls to curb the number of ‘To Let’ signs across the City of Bangor, following concerns about the impact the proliferation of such letting boards is having on the character of local streets. 

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Arfon AM supports go green activities

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Schools throughout Wales and beyond recently hosted a 'green day' to show their support for the world's rainforests. Green Day is an annual day of green activity organized by the climate change charity, Size of Wales.

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