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06/07/17: The Feasibility of Associate EU Citizenship for UK Citizens Post-Brexit
Jill Evans writes, "The concept of European citizenship introduced in the 1992 Maastricht Treaty affords rights, freedoms, and legal protections to all citizens, as well as giving a legal basis to European identity. Many people in Wales passionately feel both Welsh and European, and do not want to lose their European citizenship when the UK leaves the EU............." More.

20/06/17: Possibilities for keeping EU citizenship after leaving the EU set out in new report
As formal negotiations get underway in Brussels, Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans is publishing a new report that explores how UK citizens could retain EU citizenship after the UK's withdrawal from the EU. The study will be launched in the European Parliament today (Tuesday), and the researchers will present their research findings to key decision makers from the European Commission and the European Parliament in Brussels.................... More.

20/06/17: Western Mail Country & Farming Column
The formal negotiations of the UKís leaving of the European Union began yesterday in Brussels. Given the current state of UK politics: the election that didnít quite go as planned and the tide turning strongly against a hard Brexit, there is uncertainty about the outcome. This the biggest constitutional change in generations so we have to do all in our power now to influence the talks. If the UK doesn't have answers, we do..................... More.

01/06/17: Jill Evans MEP calls on nations to stand united in the fight against climate change
Amid rumours that Donald Trump will decide to pull the USA out of the Paris climate agreement, Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans has said that such a move should not lessen the resolve of other countries to continue to fight climate change. .................... More.

23/05/17: Western Mail Country & Farming Column
We are fortunate in Wales to have a thousand miles of coastline and 5 million acres of land - the perfect conditions for the development of renewable energy. I think itís time we become a world leader in renewable energy. Ynni Cymru is a way of achieving that.................... More.

16/05/17: Plaid MEP welcomes calls to tackle food waste
Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans has welcomed a vote in the European Parliament in favour of binding food waste reduction targets. MEPs are calling for an EU waste reduction target of 30% by 2025 and 50% by 2030 compared to the 2014 baseline.................... More.

12/05/17: Plaid Cymru MEP stands with UDB to defend Breton speakers' rights
Plaid Cymru and UDB (Breton Democratic Union), both members of the European Free Alliance (EFA) stand together today, the 12th of May, to defend the rights of four Breton activists who had participated in the struggle against France's 'Labour Law'. Many people in Brittany have fought this law, which will further weaken working people's labour rights. The four activists want to have the right to speak in Breton during the trial, which takes place in Gwengamp today. These rights have been repeatedly denied to Breton activists................... More.

09/05/17: Daily Post Column
Today, May 9th, is Europe Day. This was the day, just five years after the Second World War, that the French foreign minister, Robert Schuman, published his declaration that the countries of Europe should work together, pooling their coal and steel resources, and creating a lasting peace based on solidarity. .................. More.

26/04/17: Western Mail Country & Farming Column
Last week I had the great pleasure of visiting a farm in Llwyncelyn, Rhondda. During my time as an MEP, I have done many farm visits in different parts of the country and to different kinds of farms. This was the first time in my home area. People don't generally connect the Rhondda Valleys with farming, but of course there are farms on the mountains. Farmers I met from the area explained how farming the urban fringe brought particular problems, but their broader concerns mirrored those of their counterparts across Wales.................. More.

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