Plaid Cymru joins Progressive Coalition in Neath Port Talbot
A new coalition is set to lead Neath Port Talbot Council after representatives from the Independent, Plaid Cymru and Dyffryn Independent groups made an agreement to share power. The Welsh Liberal Democrats and Green Party members will support the coalition via a confidence and supply agreement.
The nominated Leader of Council is Councillor Steve Hunt and the nominated Deputy Leader is Plaid Cymru group Leader, Councillor Alun Llewelyn.
The coalition and supporting groups will hold 33 seats out of a total of 60.
Plaid explores “coalition for common good” on Neath Port Talbot Council
The Plaid Cymru group on Neath Port Talbot Council have offered to begin discussions on forming a coalition administration on the council. This follows the historic election results on 5 May which saw Labour lose overall control of the council for the first time ever.
A New Start for Neath Port Talbot
After decades of one party rule, we believe that Neath Port Talbot needs new energy, new vision, and a new start.
Joint call for council tax reduction
Neath Green Party Senedd Candidate joins Plaid Cymru
The former Green Party Senedd election candidate for Neath, Megan Poppy Lloyd has joined Plaid Cymru.
Megan Poppy Lloyd is a well-respected and active community campaigner in her native Neath and has been the Green party candidate at local, Senedd and Westminster elections.
PLAID SHOCKED AT OMBUDSMAN’S “SCHOOLGATE” FINDINGS
Plaid Cymru in Neath have reacted to the news that the Public Service Ombudsman for Wales has found that former Neath Port Talbot council leader Cllr Rob Jones did not breach the council’s Code of Conduct.
Plaid Cymru Neath back calls for Neath Port Talbot Council to consider UK City of Culture bid
Plaid Cymru in Neath are backing calls from local community activist Andrew Jenkins, Cimla for Neath Port Talbot Council to submit an expression of interest for the UK City of Culture initiative by the July deadline.
'More must be done to support Neath town centre' says Adam Price
While on a visit to Neath town centre with Plaid Cymru Election Candidate Sioned Williams, Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price said that his party would put town centre regeneration at the heart of the party’s economic vision for Neath and for Wales.
Plaid Cymru “extend solidarity” with striking DVLA workers
Responding to the four-day strike by DVLA workers, Plaid Cymru’s South Wales West regional candidates Sioned Williams and Luke Fletcher said,
“We extend our solidarity with the striking DVLA workers in Swansea who are striking for safe working conditions.
Plaid Cymru Leader Adam Price writes to Auditor General
Drakeford refuses to back calls for Auditor General investigation into NPT Labour Councillor public funding comments.
Plaid Cymru Leader Adam Price writes to Auditor General requesting investigation into potential misuse of public funds for political purposes.
First Minister and Welsh Labour Leader Mark Drakeford has refused to back calls from Plaid Cymru Leader Adam Price for an Auditor General investigation following comments made by the Labour Leader of Neath Port Talbot Council, Rob Jones on misusing public funds.
Last week, the leader of Neath Port Talbot Council, Labour’s Rob Jones, was forced to resign after a recording emerged of him making derogatory comments about Plaid Cymru Senedd Member, Bethan Sayed.