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Elis-Thomas whip restored

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has restored the party whip to Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas today, cancelling any disciplinary proceedings against him.

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'No sensible dialogue' with Plaid on health say Labour

The suggestion from Plaid Cymru's deputy leader, Elin Jones, that she sits down over a cup of tea with the Health Minister, Lesley Griffiths, to help her to 'provide a clear national plan for the NHS in Wales' has been forcefully rejected by a source close to the minister.

Elin Jones is once again accusing the Health Minister of lying. This is unacceptable and completely untrue. There can be no sensible or meaningful dialogue on this issue whilst Plaid Cymru continue to peddle this deceitful nonsense and while there remain serious divisions within their party over health policy.

– Welsh Government Source

Elin Jones had claimed that talking to Lesley Griffiths would be difficult while 'she continues to deny knowledge or responsibility of the NHS reconfiguration plans'.

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