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Jill Evans MEP
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Ystrad
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Llangefni
Anglesey
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13/02/18: Daily Post Column
I am sure that many of you are alarmed at the predictions of the damage leaving the European Union will do to the Welsh economy. Wales benefits from EU membership more than any other part of the UK. We receive more back in funding than we pay in. The majority of our exports go to EU countries.......... More.

16/01/18: Western Mail Country & Farming Column
Three years ago I attended the climate change talks in Paris and called on the Welsh Government to formally approve the Paris agreement on Climate Change. The forests and woodlands that cover around 12% of Wales are crucial pockets of biodiversity which not only provide sanctuary for wildlife, but also protect health, education and jobs..... More.

09/01/18: Daily Post Column
Despite the uncertainty that lies ahead of us, I wish you a happy and peaceful New Year. As the negotiations continue this year, my New Year's resolution, as always, is to ensure that the interests of Wales are protected and promoted. ...... More.

19/12/17: Western Mail Country & Farming Column
It is very nearly Christmas, the time of year when we think about food more than ever! I hope everyone will try to shop local and support our fantastic food producers in Wales. Welsh produce has become more well-known and supported than ever before, with demand for quality local produce rising. Im sure that many of us will be eating Welsh lamb or beef over the holidays, sprinkled with Halen Mon salt...... More.

13/12/17: Daily Post Column
One of the privileges of being an MEP is that I meet individuals and groups from across the country doing fantastic work for their communities and for other people. Last week in the European Parliament I met an impressive Welsh woman, Sara Pickard....... More.

28/11/17: Western Mail Country & Farming Column
This week, some 30,000 people will visit the Royal Welsh Winter Fair in Llanelwedd. It is another opportunity to showcase the excellent produce we have to offer in Wales and to discuss issues that are important to agriculture and rural Wales............ More.

14/11/17: Daily Post Column
I have long campaigned on animal welfare: an issue close to my heart and to many of yours. I know that from the number of emails and letters I receive on the subject. So it's shocking to see evidence that leaving the EU will have a very negative impact on animal welfare........... More.

17/10/17: Western Mail Country & Farming Column
Earlier this month, the European Parliament voted with a large majority to adopt objections on placing genetically modified soybeans on the market in Europe. Since the beginning of 2014, the Parliament has adopted 16 objections to GMO authorisations, of which 11 for food and feed imports. Unfortunately, despite the Parliament voting repeatedly against GMO authorisation, and despite many Member States opposing GMOs, the Commission continues to authorise them............ More.

10/10/17: Daily Post Column
The recent referendum on independence in Catalonia has had an impact across Europe and the world. What the Spanish government tried to suppress as an "internal Spanish problem" has attracted global attention. Given how quickly the situation has been evolving, new developments may have occurred even by the time you read this column.............. More.

26/09/17: September 26 Nuclear Abolition Day
Today Tuesday 26 September is the UN's International Day for the Total Abolition of Nuclear Weapons. Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans is calling on the UK and Welsh Governments to prepare for the 2018 UN High Level Conference on Nuclear Disarmament by committing to support the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (Ban Treaty)............... More.

19/09/17: Western Mail Country & Farming Column
You may remember that last month millions of eggs were pulled from supermarket shelves in more than a dozen European countries, including here in Wales, after it was discovered that some had been contaminated with the potentially harmful insecticide Fipronil.............. More.

18/09/17: Defending Democratic Rights in Catalonia
Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans has co-signed a question to the European Commission condemning the actions of the Spanish government in trying to prevent Catalonia's forthcoming independence referendum. It follows reports that Spain's prosecutor general has threatened 712 democratically elected mayors in Catalonia with legal action if they support holding the referendum............. More.

14/09/17: EU must Recognise the Potential of Green Jobs
Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans has proposed in parliament that the new EU skills strategy should take account of the vast potential to develop green technologies and acknowledge their importance in creating high skilled jobs in the future............ More.

13/09/17: Plaid Cymru MEP calls for EU citizenship to be protected
Commenting on today's mass lobby of the UK Parliament in support of the rights of the 3 million EU citizens living in the UK and the more than one million UK citizens living in other EU countries........... More.

12/09/17: Stronger measures to tackle violence against women
The European Parliament today voted in favour of ratifying the Istanbul Convention, which is the first legally binding instrument on preventing and combating violence against women and girls at international level.............. More.

12/09/17: Daily Post Column
The Raspberry Pi. No, thats not a spelling mistake and neither is this a recipe column! It is the name of the most popular computer in history and an innovation that has changed the world. Most importantly, it was invented by a Welshman and is made in Wales. ............. More.

29/08/17: Western Mail Country & Farming Column
Over the past month, like thousands of others, I enjoyed the agricultural shows. I also had a stand in Llanelwedd at the Royal Welsh show. I enjoyed visiting the stalls and meeting friends and acquaintances. While spending time watching the animals and taking a tour around the glorious food halls, it was a ............. More.

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.

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