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19/03/19: Western Mail Column
For many months I have written about the ongoing developments in the Brexit saga. I never imagined that the week before we are due to leave the EU we are still no clearer about our future. I am clearing my office in Brussels and my staff anxiously wait to see if they still have a job at the end of March. Its unbelievable! Our EU colleagues look on with dismay. ......... More.

15/02/19: Plaid Cymru MEP demands urgent plan for replacement of EU funds for Wales if we leave the EU
Member of the European Parliament for Wales, Jill Evans, has joined calls with a cross-party group of MEPs in a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May asking her to urgently bring forward a proposal to replace the funding provided for Wales by the EU. Wales currently benefits from billions of pounds of EU funding. The current funding cycle runs from 2014-2020, during which time Wales is expected to have received 2.06 billion in support from the EU. ......... More.

29/01/19: Daily Post Column: This is a political trial
After having been in arbitrary pre-trial detention for over fourteen months, nine Catalan political prisoners (six former members of the Catalan Government, the former Speaker of Parliament and two civil society leaders) are facing a long trial before the Spanish Supreme Court. They face the grave charges of rebellion, disobedience and embezzlement of public funds........... More.

29/01/19: Western Mail Country & Farming Column: Leaving the EU will entrench Wales' unequal status
Research published last week shows that the worst inequality in Europe is between London and Wales - and leaving the European Union will make our situation worse. Inner London's GDP is 614% of the EU average, while west Wales and the Valleys has a GDP of 68% of the same EU average.......... More.

24/01/19: Leaving the EU will devastate regional development, Jill Evans MEP
The worst regional inequality in Europe is between London and Wales, new research has found. The research from the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) also found that the UK would be entitled to 13 billion (in excess of 11 billion) of regional development funding for the 2021-2027 cycle. This funding is given to poorer regions in an attempt to boost their economic performance and development. The current funding cycle runs from 2014-2020, during which time Wales is expected to have received 2.06 billion in support from the EU. Based on the CPMRs research Wales would miss out on around 2.5 billion over the next cycle which runs from 2021-2027. ........... More.

15/01/19: Daily Post Column
Last week, Plaid Cymru leader, Adam Price, was in Dublin to call for true political partnership between Wales and Ireland which he described as a Celtic political union. We already work in close partnership on transport links, cultural projects, and environmental issues in particular. Much of this is done though EU projects. Now we need ........... More.

18/12/18: Western Mail Country & Farming Column
The huge problem caused by plastic waste has really come home to everyone this year. Children and young people in particular are very aware of the damage that is being done to the planet. So lets use Christmas as an opportunity to do our own bit towards reducing that waste. I always try to avoid plastic packaging but it can be difficult, especially when buying toys, which are often completely encased in it and very difficult to open! I am going to make a conscious effort to try and have a plastic free Christmas............... More.

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