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  • "We can wait it out until the next election no-one is going to vote in these clowns again. Cuts,cuts cuts, with no investment in employment is going to create street riots. Our youth penalised and demonised through no fault of their own told to get work where there is none, and where there is, pay is not enough to live on or to cover transport to do it. They cannot all get on their bike either as there is no more work in England than there is here and they have always practised the system of locals first in England, where, Wales was accused of discrimination for wanting the same. Our people first, not the migrants, and give our young people a fighting chance. We should be blocking any more immigration FULL STOP !"
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Austerity is not the solution

First published in Letters

IT was Paul Murphy, MP, who called Plaid Cymru the daffodil Tories. Mr Nutt’s letter (June 22) where he strongly defends Cameron’s austerity programme will only confirm this.

I believe austerity is the problem, not the solution. The Greeks have had six years of cuts, tax rise and privatisation due to the loan conditions placed on them by Germany and the IMF, only to see their economy shrink year on year, leading to more debt, more cuts and more austerity.

We need to pay down our deficit over a longer period without killing off growth. Tory economic policy has resulted in a self-made double-dip recession. It’s time Cameron changed his slogan from ‘we are in this together’, to ‘it’s all pain and no gain’.

President Obama has rightly criticised European governments for not investing in their economies. However, it is heartening to see that the French and Greek governments are now pushing for growth and an increase in the time loans are paid back.

Recent election results show the people of Wales are aware of what Plaid stand for. Little wonder, then, that Plaid are now a spent force.

Cllr Nigel Dix, Montclaire Avenue, Blackwood

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