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Leanne Wood attacks UKIP at Plaid Cymru conference

Plaid Cymru holds its spring conference in Cardiff, focusing on the forthcoming European election.

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Plaid Cymru leader speaks to conference

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood delivering her conference speech Credit: ITV Cymru Wales, Adrian Masters

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has delivered the main speech at her party's conference in Cardiff. She criticised Labour for its record of handling public services in Wales and both Labour and the Conservatives for a lack of ambition for Wales.

But she reserved her fire for UKIP which is set to make gains in May's elections to the European Parliament:

"Sewing the seeds of division, in our country and in this continent has no place.

"And I say to UKIP today: your politics have no place in our country not now, not ever. Your values are not the values of Wales. A vote for UKIP is a vote against Wales. A vote against the Welsh national interest.

"We cannot and will not let their ugly politics divide us in May. And I tell them here and now that we are one Wales. Not immigrant versus local, not rural versus urban, not Welsh speaking versus English speaking, not North Wales versus South Wales."

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