A Denbighshire County Councillor has been selected to stand for Plaid Cymru in the next Vale of Clwyd parliamentary election.
Glenn Swingler, who represents Upper Denbigh and Henllan, said he wants to “put Wales at the heart” of decisions on issues including child poverty, education funding, food banks and the homeless crisis.
Children could lose out as Government changes Free School Meals criteria
Concerns have been raised that some children might lose out on crucial free school meals as the Welsh Government works out new eligibility criteria following the roll out of Universal Credit.
Previously children were entitled to Free School Meals if they came from households that received certain benefits. However Universal Credit aims to combine all benefits into one payment.
Plaid demand apology for homeless statement
Also demands to reinstate cuts to homelessness budget
Plaid Cymru the Party of Wales have hit back at Denbighshire County Council’s ruling cabinet’s statement following the furore about homeless people in Rhyl.
Speaking on behalf of the Plaid Cymru group, Group Leader Cllr Arwel Roberts said: “The Cabinet Member should apologise for the comments saying that people staying in temporary accommodation on the Rhyl Seafront might have a ‘potential negative impact on the tourist and regeneration programmes for the town’. It was unacceptable and she should apologise to those families and individuals.
More affordable housing welcomed
Plaid accuse Cabinet of keeping public in the dark over budget proposals
Plaid Cymru on Denbighshire County Council have called on the ruling Cabinet to be more transparent and less secretive with the Council’s Budget. The party also called for a People’s Budget, and insisted that the public should have a say in the process.