Plaid Cymru (Inglis / / PLYDE KUM-ree; Welsh: [plaid ˈkəmri]; offeecially Plaid Cymru – the Party of Wales, aften kent as jist Plaid) is a Welsh nationalist political pairty in Wales. Ideologically, Plaid is poseitioned on the centre-left tae left-weing o the British political spectrum an caas for Welsh unthirldom frae the Unitit Kinrick.
|Deputy Leaders||Rhun ap Iorwerth |
|House of Commons |
|Liz Saville Roberts|
|Chairman||Alun Ffred Jones|
|Honorary President||The Lord Wigley|
|Foondit||5 August 1925|
|Youth weeng||Plaid Ifanc|
|LGBT wing||Plaid Pride|
|Poleetical poseetion||Centre-left to|
|European affiliation||European Free Alliance|
|House of Commons (Welsh seats)|
3 / 40
|House of Lords|
1 / 792
|Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament|
10 / 60
|Local government in Wales|
202 / 1,253
|Police and Crime Commissioner (Wales)|
2 / 4
Plaid wis foondit in 1925 and won its first seat in the UK Pairlament in 1966. The party hauds three o 40 Welsh seats in the UK Pairlament, 10 o 60 seats in the Senedd Cymru, an 202 o 1,264 principal local authority cooncillors. It is a memmer of the European Free Alliance.
Plaid Cymru's goals as set oot in its constitution ar:
- Tae promuive the constitutional advancement o Wales wi a view tae gainin unthirldom athin the European Union;
- Tae ensure economic prosperity, social justice an the heal o the natural environment, based on decentralist socialism;
- Tae big a national commonity based on equal citizenship, respect for different tradeitions an culturs an the equal worth o aa individuals, whitiver their race, nationality, gender, colour, creed, sexuality, age, ability or social background;
- Tae create a bilingual society bi promuivin uiss o the Welsh leid;
- To promuive Wales' contreibution tae the global commonity an tae attain memmership o the Unitit Nations.
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