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Carmageddon in Cardiff

The Local Development Plan (LDP) was passed by the Labour-led Cardiff Council after they went into an election claiming they wanted to protect green fields.

Within months of being elected to Cardiff Council, Labour announced plans to build tens of thousands of houses on green fields, mostly in the west of Cardiff. The houses are far too expensive for most local people to afford. I have been campaigning against these plans since I first heard about them.

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The #empty1000 - housing

The worst house in Cardiff

I launched the #empty1000 campaign after it emerged there were well over 1,000 long-term empty properties in Cardiff, with 27,000 across Wales. Long-term empty means no-one has lived in them for over six months.

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Nuclear Mud #GeigerBay

Neil McEvoy - Nuclear Mud Protest

In 2017 I joined with activists to launch a major campaign to keep mud dredged outside a nuclear reactor in Somerset from being dumped in Wales. We had serious concerns about the inadequate testing done on the mud, which has been confirmed by various experts, including an Emeritus Professor from Imperial College London.

The licence to dump the mud was signed by Natural Resources Wales, an agency of the Welsh Government, which is run by Labour.

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Clean up Cardiff Bay Politics

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Welsh politicians are meant to work for you. But Cardiff Bay is full of lobbyists working for whoever will pay them the most money to get our politicians working for them instead.

And the rules are simply not there to stop it happening. We don't know who's paying these commercial lobbyists, we don't know what politicians they're meeting, we don't know what laws they're trying to change. Worse still, many lobbyists hold significant official positions within political parties, where they can influence party policies from the inside. This is really hurting our Welsh democracy.

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