News Archive

07/06/2021 - 16:51
Cymdeithas yr Iaith have welcomed a commitment made by the First Minister, Mark Drakeford MS, to introduce a "package of proposals” to tackle the housing crisis but emphasise that the policy package "needs to be radical and comprehensive".
20/05/2021 - 13:15
At 1pm on Saturday, 10th of July, hundreds of Cymdeithas yr Iaith supporters are expected to form a "human dam" across the Tryweryn dam near Bala, as a sign of the group’s determination to prevent the collapse of Welsh communities as a result of the housing crisis.  
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.