neil mcevoy

Grade II listed Fairwater pub to be turned into housing

Grade II listed Fairwater pub to be turned into housing
April 28, 2011 1 Comment »

Plans have been submitted to Cardiff council for permission to convert a Grade II listed building from a much-loved local pub into housing. The Quarry House in St Fagans Rise, Fairwater, was sold in September last year. The application, received ... Read More »

Election 2011: Plaid leaflet spelling shambles

Election 2011: Plaid leaflet spelling shambles
April 18, 2011 4 Comments »

Just to show that¬ there was no party political bias when I recently pointed out the poor spelling in a Conservative pamphlet, I thought that you might like to see some extracts from a Plaid leaflet that has¬ landed on ... Read More »

Funding for new Welsh-language school for Canton gets go ahead

Funding for new Welsh-language school for Canton gets go ahead
April 7, 2011 No Comments »

Cardiff council has approved plans for a new ¬£9-million Welsh-language primary school to be created. Previously the school was unlikely to go ahead as money from the Welsh Assembly Government was not forthcoming. At a meeting of the council executive ... Read More »

Plaid leader attacks Labour over development plan

Plaid leader attacks Labour over development plan
March 29, 2011 3 Comments »

The deputy leader of Cardiff council has hit out at the Labour group for not supporting his motion on the development of the city. Fairwater councillor Neil McEvoy tabled a document declaring the Local Development Plan process as “not fit ... Read More »

Deputy leader Neil McEvoy criticised for “ill-informed” sex worker comments

Deputy leader Neil McEvoy criticised for “ill-informed” sex worker comments
March 25, 2011 2 Comments »

A group of experts working with sex workers’ in Cardiff have criticised comments from Cardiff council’s deputy leader about the sex trade in the city. The letter, penned by Nici Evans, chair of the Cardiff Sex Workers’ Forum, says it ... Read More »

Labour ordered to destroy Fairwater campaign leaflet

Labour ordered to destroy Fairwater campaign leaflet
March 16, 2011 4 Comments »

A¬ senior Labour Party official has ordered the destruction of leaflets that make inaccurate claims about a Cardiff councillor. Plaid Cymru group leader Neil McEvoy (pictured, above), who is also the authority‚Äôs deputy leader, represents Fairwater, where the local Labour ... Read More »

Call for ‘zero tolerance’ on prostitution in Cardiff

Call for ‘zero tolerance’ on prostitution in Cardiff
March 14, 2011 3 Comments »

The deputy leader of Cardiff council has called for a ‚Äúzero tolerance clampdown‚ÄĚ on prostitution in the capital. Councillor Neil McEvoy said it was well known where brothels and massage parlours operated, but there seemed to be a ‚Äútolerance‚ÄĚ of ... Read More »

St David’s Day 2011 in Cardiff

St David’s Day 2011 in Cardiff
March 1, 2011 5 Comments »

Over a thousand people took to the streets of Cardiff city centre this lunchtime to celebrate the national day of Wales. The St David’s Day parade started outside City Hall and finished by St David’s Hall, with music, dancing and ... Read More »

Ombudsman won’t investigate McEvoy snow criticisms

Ombudsman won’t investigate McEvoy snow criticisms
February 15, 2011 3 Comments »

A complaint to the Ombudsman about Cardiff council’s deputy leader Neil McEvoy will not be investigated. Former Labour group leader Ralph Cook had complained about Coun McEvoy’s comments about council officers during the heavy snow in December. Coun McEvoy publicly ... Read More »

Cardiff in 2020: The political viewpoints

Cardiff in 2020: The political viewpoints
January 5, 2011 No Comments »

Our series on Cardiff in 2020 has heard from the political viewpoints of the five parties who have councillors on Cardiff council. Here’s a re-cap of what they said and the different debates put forward. David Walker started us off ... Read More »