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walesonline.co.uk 14 Sep, 2021 18:00 am

Welsh Government and Plaid Cymru in talks to establish 'co-operation agreement'

Welsh Government and Plaid Cymru in talks to establish 'co-operation agreement'
The Labour-run Welsh Government and Plaid have issued a joint statement saying it is 'more important than ever for parties to work together to 'deliver for Wales'

The Welsh Government and Plaid Cymru are in talks to establish an "ambitious" co-operation agreement that would see them work together on a number of policies.(Image: Chris Fairweather/Huw Evans Agency) The full statement issued by the Welsh Government and Plaid Cymru read: "As Wales prepares for a stronger future beyond the coronavirus pandemic; responds to the climate emergency, the ongoing consequences of leaving the European Union, and threats to devolution; it is more important than ever that political parties work together wherever they have common interests on behalf of people in Wales."Constructive initial discussions have taken place between the Welsh Labour Government and Plaid Cymru exploring ways of building a more equal, just, and democratic nation for all."These discussions are continuing to explore an ambitious co-operation agreement to be based around a number of defined policy priorities and the governance arrangements on which the Welsh Labour Government and Plaid Cymru can work together to deliver for Wales.

“Meanwhile Plaid Cymru claim to be a party of change but always deliver for their Labour masters – just look at how little they vote against their budgets.“I look forward to seeing the detail but be assured that as leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats I will continue to demand better for ordinary people across Wales and hold them to account.

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