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Welsh language row between Fairwater councillors over footbridge petition

Welsh language row between Fairwater councillors over footbridge petition
November 26, 2012 1 Comment »

A row has broken out between a pair of Cardiff politicians after a Plaid Cymru councillor refused to speak in English at a council meeting. Presenting a public petition at last week’s full council meeting, Councillor Neil McEvoy spoke in ... Read More »

New Lord Mayor kicks Plaid Cymru’s Neil McEvoy out of full council

New Lord Mayor kicks Plaid Cymru’s Neil McEvoy out of full council
September 28, 2012 3 Comments »

One of the first acts of Cardiff’s new Lord Mayor Derrick Morgan was to last night order the leader of the Plaid Cymru group out of the council chamber during a heated row. At a meeting of full council, Councillor ... Read More »

McEvoy plans Save Our City campaigns to oppose LDP

McEvoy plans Save Our City campaigns to oppose LDP
September 13, 2012 No Comments »

There are plans for a campaign to oppose possible building on green areas in Cardiff as part of the Local Development Plan. A meeting, organised by Plaid Cymru councillor Neil McEvoy, will be held at Pentrebane Primary School at 7pm ... Read More »

Neil McEvoy considers bid for Fairwater by-election over LDP strategy

Neil McEvoy considers bid for Fairwater by-election over LDP strategy
July 20, 2012 No Comments »

The former deputy leader of Cardiff council is considering a legal bid to force a re-run of the election in his ward, claiming Labour misled residents over the Local Development Plan (LDP). Plaid Cymru’s Fairwater councillor Neil McEvoy has long ... Read More »

Cardiff council’s opposition groups speak out about their future

Cardiff council’s opposition groups speak out about their future
May 16, 2012 1 Comment »

Following Labour’s stunning triumph at the local elections in Cardiff earlier this month, Peter Law has spoken to the leaders of the city’s opposition groups about their future Liberal Democrats Judith Woodman has been appointed the new group leader of ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: ‘Plaid Cymru are community activists, not politicians’ – Neil McEvoy

ELECTION 2012: ‘Plaid Cymru are community activists, not politicians’ – Neil McEvoy
April 25, 2012 7 Comments »

He is without doubt one of the most controversial and outspoken figures in Cardiff politics. In the penultimate in our series of interviews with the group leaders hoping to run Cardiff council, Peter Law spoke to Plaid Cymru’s Neil McEvoy ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: Plaid Cymru launches “a new alternative for Cardiff” in election manifesto

ELECTION 2012: Plaid Cymru launches “a new alternative for Cardiff” in election manifesto
March 31, 2012 2 Comments »

Plaid Cymru has claimed the forthcoming local elections is the nationalist party’s first “realistic chance” of carrying out a programme of government in Cardiff. The party, which currently holds six seats, is fielding its highest ever number of candidates in ... Read More »

Demands for Cardiff Bay link road construction

Demands for Cardiff Bay link road construction
August 2, 2011 3 Comments »

Civic leaders at Cardiff council have called on the Welsh Government to finally complete a ring road to ease traffic congestion. The Eastern Bay link road, from east Cardiff to the Bay, would effectively complete a circular dual-carriageway system all ... Read More »

Call for city’s struggling schools to get extra funds

Call for city’s struggling schools to get extra funds
July 22, 2011 1 Comment »

Extra funding should be directed at the worst performing schools in the southern half of Cardiff, councillors urged last night. A new approach to how school funds are dispersed is needed, they said, to target ... Read More »

Opinion: What do the Assembly elections mean for 2012 local elections in Cardiff?

Opinion: What do the Assembly elections mean for 2012 local elections in Cardiff?
May 10, 2011 8 Comments »

The Assembly election results saw Cardiff awake on Friday 6th May to find it had been painted red – as Labour took Cardiff Central from the Lib Dems and the North of the city from the Tories. So, what does ... Read More »