Announcing his new cabinet, Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price said,
“I’m proud to announce Plaid Cymru’s new shadow cabinet today. This is the Plaid Cymru led government we are proposing for 2021 and one that will lead us on to building a New Wales.
“I am honoured to lead a strong and united shadow cabinet that has a radical and transformative programme for government.
“By utilising the talents and experiences of all our elected Assembly Members, we are ready to demonstrate what can be achieved by a committed, determined party of government with a radical imagination and the political will to carry it out.
“We are calling time on this tired Labour Welsh government. Now’s the time for new energy, new ideas, a new direction and a new dynamic. Plaid Cymru stands ready to lead on to a new Wales. The change begins now.”
The shadow cabinet announcement comes following a surge in membership with over 3,000 members joining over the past three weeks.
The shadow cabinet is as follows:
Adam Price AM: Leader
Rhun ap Iorwerth AM: Economy and Finance
Leanne Wood AM: Housing and Social Justice
Sian Gwenllian AM: Education and the Welsh Language
Llyr Gruffydd AM: Environment and Rural Affairs
Helen Mary Jones AM: Health and Social Services
Steffan Lewis AM: External Affairs
Bethan Sayed AM: Post-16 Education, Skills and Innovation
Dr Dai Lloyd AM: Local Government, Care and Public Services