[SPEECH MADE AT THE STAND UP TO RACISM RALLY IN CARDIFF, 17 Nov 2016]
Good evening everyone. Noswaith dda pawb. Mae hi’n wych i weld gymaint ohonoch chi yma, ac i fod yma gyda chi. Gyda’n gilydd, mewn undod. It’s great to be here, and to see so many of you here tonight. Together. In unity. In solidarity. Read more →
No doubt over the coming days and weeks more analyses will appear declaring the ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ of the Westminster boundary review. And no doubt, this will centre on party politics – which parties stand to gain seats under the proposed new divisions, and which parties’ seats become unstable, or simply un-winnable. Indications (of course) confirm suspicions that Labour will lose out and the Tories will gain – despite the fact that it is meant to be an independent review.
But the real ‘losers’ under the proposed changes are us: the electorate. Read more →
[DELIVERED AT THE GREEN PARTY OF ENGLAND AND WALES’ AUTUMN CONFERENCE, BIRMINGHAM, 2 Sep 2016]
Prynhawn da gynhadledd! Good afternoon conference! It’s great to see you all here today. Mae’n dda eich weld chi i gyd yma heddiw.
Now, general advice is that you start a conference speech on a high – with a strong, passionate and stirring opener, but, in this case, I’m afraid I’m going to break those rules. Read more →
[EXTRACTS OF THIS ARTICLE WERE PUBLISHED IN THE CEREDIGION HERALD, Jul 2016]
The UK government needs to realise that just removing the words ‘climate change’ from their departmental organisation will not make the problem go away. We are seeing the impact of climate change now. Coastal communities are being left to rising seas, and inland flooding is impacting communities all over the UK, time and time again. Read more →
[SPEECH MADE AT THE END OF THE ANTI-RACISM DEMONSTRATION IN ABERYSTWYTH, 4 Jul 2016]
Mae hi wedi bod yn amser rhyfeddol o gyffrous, a rydw i am ddechrau trwy sôn rhywfaint am sut rydw i’n teimlo.
We live in interesting times, and I’d just like to start by saying a little about how the events in the last few weeks and months have made me feel. Read more →
There are plenty of good reasons I am voting to remain in the EU today, but when I look back over the last few months I’m disappointed about the amount of mis-information, half-truths and distractions that have formed the largest part of the debate around the referendum. I think that we deserve better than that. Read more →
I am incredibly proud to be standing for election to represent the region I was born in and grew up in, and to push for a future I believe in. If you elect me today, I will stand up for our communities and make sure that our vital services don’t get pushed off the budget sheet. I will be a strong voice in the Senedd, pushing Welsh Government for fair, sustainable solutions; holding them to account and making sure they deliver when they promise to. Read more →