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STANDING TOGETHER TO SAY STEEL IS STRONGER IN EUROPE

IN AN unprecedented show of unity, First Minister Carwyn Jones, UK Steel, Tata Steel, CELSA and business secretary Sajid Javid have all spoken out to say a Remain vote on June 23 is the best way to secure a future for steel in Wales – this comes after major trade unions issues a joint letter saying our industry is stronger...

GERALD HOLTHAM WARNS WELSH ECONOMY FACES BREXIT ‘PNEUMONIA’

GERALD Holtham – who led the influential Independent Commission on Funding and Finance for Wales – has launched a devastating attack on Vote Leave claims that funding for Wales could be guaranteed in the event of a Brexit vote. Prof Holtham warns that even a small blip in the UK economy would see government spending hammered, saying that “if the...

ELEVEN TOP WELSH BUSINESS LEADERS TEAM UP TO SAY WE ARE STRONGER IN EUROPE

LEADING figures from the Welsh business world have teamed up to say the Welsh economy is stronger, safer and better off in Europe. The group – which includes Sir Terry Matthews, JoJo Maman Bebe founder Laura Tenison and Cardiff Airport chief Roger Lewis – say access to the single market is vital for our economic prospects.

WELSH CULTURAL LEADERS BACK REMAIN

More than 100 representatives of the cultural community in Wales – including authors, poets, actors, musicians, curators and film-makers, as well as the leaders of more than 20 arts organisations - have issued a public declaration today backing the Remain in Europe campaign. The list of supporters includes actor Michael Sheen and Hinterland star, Richard Harrington acclaimed writers, Philip Pullman...

BORIS BLUSTERS BUT FAILS TO GIVE FARMERS GUARANTEES

Boris Johnson failed to give clear answers on the future of British farming outside the EU in an interview with BBC Countryfile. He refused to answer when pressed on whether he could guarantee the same level of subsidies for UK farmers outside the EU and also misleadingly claimed the UK could leave the EU’s single market but still keep full access to...

STRONGER IN SURGES WITH 100 EVENTS PLANNED FOR WEEKEND

WALES Stronger In Europe is building momentum ahead of the June 23 referendum after holding 67 events across the country last week – and the cross-party campaign for a Remain vote is set to break the 100 mark this week. With events in locations from Monmouth to Haverfordwest and from Anglesey to Aberdare, the message that Wales is stronger, safer...

9 FORMER AND CURRENT SECRETARIES OF STATE FOR WALES SIGN UP FOR REMAIN

NINE current and former Secretaries of State for Wales have signed a joint open letter saying we are stronger, safer and better off in Europe. The signatories of the cross-party letter have a combined 40 years of experience representing Welsh interests of Wales at the very highest levels.

LADY TANNI GREY-THOMPSON SAYS DISABILITY RIGHTS ARE STRONGER IN EUROPE

LADY Tanni Grey-Thompson has spoken up to highlight the positive impact EU membership has had on the lives of people with disabilities and to make the case for a Remain vote on June 23. There are more than 11 million people with a limiting long term illness, impairment or disability in the UK. Their lives, and those of their families,...