Welsh will be a minority language on Anglesey if Wylfa goes ahead. Groups including Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg, Cylch yr Iaith and Dyfodol yr Iaith, have come together under the umbrella “Pwyllgor Ymgyrch Tai a Chynllunio Gwynedd a Môn” (Gwynedd and Anglesey Housing and Planning Campaign), to respond to a consultation on plans for Horizon’s Wylfa Newydd development. They oppose the building of the plant, despite the proposition of around 1,000 new jobs. With around 10,000 construction workers needed to build the power station, around 75% of them from outside North Wales, they fear that fewer than 50% of the island would be Welsh speaking.
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