Our aim is to gain independence for Wales, in order to improve the way our country is governed. We believe in an inclusive citizenship, which embraces and celebrates the fact that everyone who chooses to make Wales their home – regardless of their background – are full citizens of the new Wales.

Our group will promote independence for Wales through a range of activities, to make the case that Wales, like so many other nations throughout the world, would be better running its own affairs, as part of a wider European and international family. Our organisation is open to all who believe in independence for Wales.

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    Statement: We will not tolerate intolerance

    We on the Central Committee have been made aware of online behaviour that needed immediate action. As a result, we have reported these instances to the police and to the relevant online platforms while we investigate further.

    In each case, if the accounts concerned are found to be members, then we will suspend their membership whilst the investigation takes place.

    Following our amazing growth and successes over the last 18 months, we would like to make our members aware of a number of voices falsely claiming to support YesCymru and some falsely implying or claiming membership. Some of these may even say they are part of the wider independence movement.

    We as the CC, as members, and as active groups should make every effort to discount these false voices whose intentions towards our movement are disingenuous and destructive.

    We ask that each of us make every effort to question and validate information which is circulating and which we might receive second hand. This is a democratic campaign and democracy thrives in the light - please always be sure to confirm online information.

    Our movement is for all the people of Cymru. YourCymru YesCymru. We will not tolerate intolerance.

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    Looking to the Future

    There hasn't ever been a time (at least not since 1406!) when the dream of an independent Wales has seemed so tangible. The last year or so has seen an idea take hold that we can do this. We can stand on our own two feet and make a better go of it than what we are presently allowed, always at the mercy of decisions made far away from Wales, for the benefit of others or just forgotten about and ignored. For many people, YesCymru became a beacon of light, an organisation that crossed party political affiliations and encouraged a united approach. 

    Our movement encouraged many people who hadn't any history of political engagement to get involved and get active. For some that was becoming a member, or forming a branch at home or in work. Some of us decided to stand for the committee so that we could play a part in this historic process. 

    Our aim is to focus on developing grassroots activism, getting back out and speaking to communities, and organising by being a visible presence up and down our country. The achievement of the newspaper drop reminds us to continue to foster and grow that spirit of community activism.

    People are really excited by Wales’ potential and are becoming engaged in being part of the future of Wales. So, it's only natural that everyone wants to bring their own thoughts and ideas forward about what they think that should look like and how they think we should get there.

    We at the CC are talking to members and branches and doing our best to put measures into place that can ensure that members will have a chance to mould the shape of the movement. 

    The committee are volunteers and give their time and skills for free, with a shared aim of an independent Wales. Not everyone will agree with each other and we're trying to change the way we do things and bring the membership and CC together. But please, no one, committee member or wider membership should have to put up with abuse, innuendo, smears and personal attacks. There is a real sense of excitement and enthusiasm and members are impatient for the movement to move forwards, but it's important that we get it right.

    We all want to ensure that YesCymru is open, fair, inclusive, and representative where we can have a constructive debate about the shape of a future Wales.

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    Statement: Alleged Data Breach

    YC takes any allegations of breach of data very seriously and we are currently conducting an investigation into an allegation that was brought to our attention this morning.


    While the investigation is being conducted we would ask everyone to refrain from repeating or sharing as yet unsubstantiated allegations.

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    Our Response 15/7/2021

    This morning YesCymru's attention was drawn to a cartoon attacking a member of CC by a former service provider and member of YesCymru. We believe that this illustration repeats anti-semitic tropes and is designed to cause hurt to the CC member.

    While YesCymru encourages debate and discussion amongst its members, supporters and the wider community, we cannot tolerate bullying, harassment or anti semitism and need to take action by suspending the member with immediate effect and withdrawing his work from our welcome pack while pending investigation.

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