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Plaid MP secures support from leading Welsh charities to fix flawed cold weather payment scheme

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Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Arfon, Hywel Williams will today (Tuesday 16.10.18) introduce a Private Members Bill in the House of Commons which seeks to redress flaws in the Government’s Cold Weather Payment system, denying vulnerable people in his Arfon constituency cash support during periods of prolonged cold weather.

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Arfon AM raises awareness of importance of Welsh dairy industry

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In the Assembly last week World School Milk Day was celebrated with the Members all receiving a pint of Welsh milk as a symbol of the importance of the Welsh dairy industry. One of those to receive the milk – from a local dairy – was Arfon AM for Plaid Cymru, Sian Gwenllian.

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Council demands a limit on immigration detention

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Plaid Cymru led Gwynedd Council has today become the first Welsh County Council to pass a motion calling on the Government in Westminster to put an end to the indefinite detention of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees.

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Eighteen years after a promise of 1,500 jobs from the Labour Welsh Government the Parc Bryn Cegin site near Bangor remains empty with not a single job having been created

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Last week in the Senedd in Cardiff, Arfon AM Sian Gwenllian once more asked First Minister Carwyn Jones for an explanation.

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Welsh government urged to rethink debilitating changes to basic farm payments

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Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Arfon Hywel Williams and Assembly Member Siân Gwenllian have warned that farming communities in north Wales face a ‘perfect storm’ of destabilising and sweeping cuts to their incomes as the Welsh Labour government push ahead with controversial plans to scrap basic farm payments.

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Llanberis - Caernarfon bus service saved

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Siân Gwenllian AM welcomes the news that Gwynfor Coaches is to take over the running of the no.88 Llanberis service to Caernarfon from Monday, 24th of September after Arriva decided not to continue the service. Arriva will still be running the service on Sundays.

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Arfon AM attends launch of charity bus for wheelchair users

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Barbara Bus Gwynedd has opened a new base at Ceris Newydd Nursing Home, Treborth offering an invaluable service to wheelchair users who cannot use public transport and have no other means of getting out and about.

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Calls to overhaul business rate relief scheme to help small businesses in Arfon

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Plaid Cymru Member of Parliament for Arfon, Hywel Williams and Welsh Assembly Member Siân Gwenllian have joined forces with local business owners in Arfon calling on the Welsh Labour Government to overhaul the small business rate relief scheme so that businesses with a rateable value of £10,000 or less are exempt from paying the tax.

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Arfon AM calls on Welsh government to offer emergency funding for livestock feed

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Following a visit to a farm near Rhostryfan in the Arfon Constituency, the Assembly Member for the area says the Welsh Government must offer urgent financial assistance to farmers facing difficulties in producing food for their animals. This follows this year’s extreme weather conditions that has limited crop and food-stock production.

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Plaid Cymru Bangor combating ‘holiday hunger’

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The school holidays are well underway, bringing with them ‘holiday hunger’ – where children who usually receive free school meals find it difficult to get enough to eat during the 6 week summer break. Many families fall back on food banks to keep them going at this time of year, with The Trussel Trust – an anti-poverty charity – calling for more public donations to be made in view of this increased demand.

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