News Archive

18/03/2021 - 14:45
Language campaigners have lambasted the Welsh Government’s response to Cymdeithas yr Iaith's petition in a debate yesterday (17 March) at the Senedd.  
11/03/2021 - 11:01
Cymdeithas yr Iaith has welcomed the recommendations of a new report by the Senedd’s Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee which calls for a number of broadcasting powers to be devolved to Wales.  
04/01/2021 - 16:23
  Cymdeithas yr Iaith are calling on the Welsh Government to drop proposed plans to transfer a number of key powers from county councils to four new Corporate Joint Committees (CJCs), as such plans would "undermine local democracy and weaken language policy at the county level".
17/03/2020 - 16:10
Welsh Ministers have launched an appeal against a finding that they broke the law nine times by failing to provide Welsh language services on the train franchise they took over a year and a half ago.
17/02/2020 - 16:59
Following press reports that the UK Government is threatening the licence fee, campaigners have claimed that the devolution of broadcasting powers to Wales is essential in order to defend and strengthen public service broadcasting . According to reports in the Sunday Times, the UK Government wants to turn the BBC into a subscription service. At the moment, the majority of S4C funding comes from the licence fee.
20/01/2020 - 18:05
A group of protestors occupied Cardiff Council’s offices today in a campaign for Welsh-medium schools at the Plasdŵr development in the capital.
06/01/2020 - 12:30
Welsh Ministers have been found guilty of breaking the law in nine different ways by failing to provide Welsh language services on the train franchise they took over fifteen months ago.
23/12/2019 - 13:02
Some of Wales’ biggest councils - including Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan and Carmarthenshire - are missing out on millions of pounds a year by failing to use powers to raise council tax on second homes, research has revealed.
10/12/2019 - 14:34
Campaigners have urged major policy changes to increase the supply of Welsh speaking teachers in order to meet the one million Welsh speakers target, ahead of an expected announcement this week about new education regulations.