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Voters won't support Brexit or 'broken Westminster parties', says Plaid leader

Plaid Cyrmu leader Adam Price will address his party's conference in Bangor Credit: PA

Plaid Cymru is meeting for its spring conference at the height of a political crisis over Brexit and its impact on Westminster politics. The party's leader, Adam Price, is encouraged by recent movement in the opinion polls and is trying to offer an alternative to disillusioned voters.

Wales voted for the UK to leave the European Union in the 2016 referendum but Mr Price claims that there's now been decisive shift in Welsh public opinion, towards Plaid Cymru's pro-EU position and away from what he calls "the broken politics of Westminster".

The Westminster Government continues to lose its grip on power, with the Prime Minister unable to govern. Meanwhile, opinion polls show the people of Wales have changed their mind on Brexit. One of the heaviest support Leave votes across the UK would now support Remain.

While Westminster looks through its rose-tinted monocle and yearns for the return of the British Empire, the people of Wales are looking to the future, a new future - a new Wales - with Plaid Cymru.

The Westminster parties are broken. It’s time we forged a new way of doing politics in Wales to stop division in its tracks.

– Plaid Cymru Leader Adam Price AM

Ahead of Adam Price's speech to conference, Plaid Cymru will be launching a "not a penny less" demand to the UK Government. The party is calling for Wales to get regional aid from the Treasury that's worth at least as much as the current European programmes. The EU money totals about £2 billion over seven years.