Plaid Cymru AM for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr, Adam Price has today welcomed the drop in Welsh unemployment levels but warned that the positive headlines hide the real story of growing economic inactivity in Wales.
The decision by the shareholders of Tai Cantref housing association to merge with Wales and West housing association is "open to judicial review" and the current process "should be stopped" – that was the message from Carmarthen East and Dinefwr politicians Adam Price AM and Jonathan Edwards MP who said they are minded to support such action.
Plaid Cymru Treasury spokesperson Jonathan Edwards MPhas today welcomed a new report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies highlighting the importance of continued membership of the European single market to the UK economy.
Jonathan Edwards MP has urged the UK Government to match the loosening of monetary policy following the Bank of England’s historic cut of interest rates to 0.25%, with a direct, fiscal policy response focused on investing in projects that can be achieved in the short-run.
Adam Price AM has called out the Welsh government’s decision to no longer communicate by post with farmers in the delivery of the Rural Payments Scheme, despite the growing gulf in digital connectivity between rural areas and the rest of Wales.