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  Plaid leader resigns
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Last EditedUser 13  May 08, 2003 12:24pm
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News DateThursday, May 8, 2003 06:24:42 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionIeuan Wyn Jones is to resign as leader of Plaid Cymru after his party's poor performance in the Welsh assembly election.

Mr Jones has confirmed that he will step down, a week after Plaid suffered major losses in the poll.

It is believed that members of the Plaid Cymru group in the assembly were proposing to raise the issue of his leadership at a special executive meeting in Aberystwyth on Saturday.

It is also believed there may be tough questions about the handling of the election campaign by Jocelyn Davies, the AM who was Plaid's campaign manager.

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