Joel James

Conservative MS for South Wales Central

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Conservative MS for South Wales Central

Entered the Senedd on 6 May 2021

Recent appearances

  • 8. Plaid Cymru Debate: Coal tip and opencast mine remediation 8 May 2024

    I'm the grandson of miners as well. 
  • 8. Plaid Cymru Debate: Coal tip and opencast mine remediation 8 May 2024

    It's always unfortunate when people have died during colliery disasters, and I know my family themselves have suffered in such things, but I still maintain that we were not exploited. Let us be clear that Wales has experienced considerable development in the last 200 years, almost entirely because of coal, copper, tin, steel and iron. This has produced the cities of Cardiff, Newport and...
  • 8. Plaid Cymru Debate: Coal tip and opencast mine remediation 8 May 2024

    Thank you, Dirprwy Lywydd. I'd like to move the amendments in the name of Darren Millar. I want to start by saying how disappointed I am with Plaid Cymru’s intention to continue and further encourage the narrative that Wales and the Welsh were entirely victims of exploitation during the industrial revolution. Ultimately, the truth is that our natural resources were used to help enrich us,...

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