Opinion

Labour really want Plaid to cwtsh up with the Tories – but it makes absolutely no sense to do so

Dan Roberts Plaid Cymru and the Conservatives couldn’t really be more ideologically different; nationalist vs staunchly unionist, essentially republican vs overtly royalist, socialist vs free market idealist. But the idea of a coalition between the two parties has never fully extinguished because it seems to be the only practical hope, […]

Why a Plaid-Tory deal is closer than you think

Harry Thompson If you are a regular reader of Nation.Cymru like me, you will have read Ifan Morgan Jones’ piece a few days ago: ‘No, a Plaid Cymru and Tory coalition just isn’t going to happen’. And that may be a fair point. Leanne Wood has flatly rejected ever going […]

‘Welsh nationalist’, an insult? Quite the opposite

Leanne Wood, Leader of Plaid Cymru “Welsh nationalist” is the ‘insult’ Labour and Tories alike level at me and my Plaid Cymru colleagues. And every time I hear that phrase I smile, safe in the knowledge we have won the argument. The fundamental mistake made by the Westminster establishment parties – […]