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 MEP says end 'ludicrous' Euro parliament move

Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans has called for an end to the 'ludicrous' practice of moving the European Parliament from Brussels to Strasbourg every month. She told delegates at the party's conference in Cardiff that axeing the monthly move could save more than £100m a year.

She said she recognised that the European Union needs to be reformed but she said that leaving it wouldn't solve its problems.

I understand why people have lost faith in the EU. But the answer is not to walk away, but to change it.

– Jill Evans MEP, Plaid Cymru

The MEP also called for the creation of a European Civilian Peace Corps, made up of people doing jobs like teaching or nursing, to work in conflict zones.

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