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I have not, until now, commented on @SimonCalder's suggestion that #Wales is a great place for a half term holiday. Given, however, that he's thrown a tantrum and said he'll never come to Wales again because he suffered some "abuse" on Twitter, here goes... /2
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2/ Two thirds of Wales is in local lockdown. Until August, Wales had much more stringent lockdown restrictions and a much lower incidence of coronavirus. Unfortunately, we had to open up too soon so that English people could go on holiday and visit their second homes. /3
3/ Then, trying to limit the renewed increase in cases of #covid19 by imposing local lockdowns, @fmwales wrote to @BorisJohnson to ask him to impose a restriction on people living in areas where there was a higher incidence of cases than in Wales from coming to Wales. /4
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We are a group of people of colour who are supportive of #YesCymru and discussions in #Wales๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ for #independence/#annibyniaeth.

We have created YesCymruPOC to adequately address topics of equality, representation, diversity and race in the #Welsh independence movement. 1/
Wales๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ has a future beyond an unequal relationship in the Union๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง, one that is based on exploitation, poverty and a lack of a developed public political sphere in Wales. 2/
Equally, we acknowledge the monolithic discussions on #independence/#annibyniaeth๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ that have, at nearly every turn, erased the voices+contributions of #PeopleofColour in #Wales and the lived realities of race, racism and the #HostileEnvironment.
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