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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Plaid will unleash Wales' potential in hung parliament

The Plaid Cymru, the party of Wales, leader Leanne Wood is expected to say her party will unleash Wales’ economic potential in the event of a hung Parliament after May’s general election.

Ahead of Plaid Cymru's manifesto launch in Arfon later today, Leanne Wood is expected to say that only Plaid Cymru has Wales' interests at heart and that people’s disappointment with Labour's commitment to further austerity means that the Labour party do not deserve a majority in Parliament.

Plaid Cymru’s manifesto is expected to include further substance on the party’s three priorities at the election: Securing parity of powers and resources for Wales with Scotland; ending austerity and permanently rebalancing the UK economy with targeted investment.

The Party of Wales leader Leanne Wood is expected to say: "Only Plaid Cymru has policies made in Wales, by people in Wales, for people in Wales. We have Wales’ interests at heart as is proven by the record of the party’s MPs at Westminster. People in Wales are rightly sceptical of the rhetoric of the establishment parties. The four Westminster leaders offer us nothing more than further swingeing cuts to our public services and no commitment to securing an economic recovery for all.But this election provides Wales with an unprecedented opportunity."

Ms Wood is also expected to say: "There will very likely be another hung parliament in May and the direction of the next government could come down to how strong a presence Plaid Cymru secures in Parliament at the election.The people of Wales can have faith in us. If Plaid Cymru holds the balance of power, we’ll rebalance power and wealth throughout the UK. Away from the financial sector in the City of London and to communities such as those in Wales who need investment."

"We will fight for Wales every day and secure equality for our country with the other nations of the UK so we have the tools and the resources to unleash Wales’ economic potential and work towards world-class public services." Leanne Wood is expected to add.