Leanne Wood, inspiring members old and new…
I have already written about how Leanne Wood was the inspiration behind my decision to join Plaid Cymru. I am certainly not alone in this….
Since announcing she would be standing for the leadership of Plaid, Leanne Wood has attracted many new recruits to the party, some of whom have never been members of a political party before.
The leadership contest has coincided with a period of significant growth for the grassroots of Plaid Cymru. During a membership drive between October of last year and the end of January, membership increased by nearly 1500, or 23%.
You can read some of the reasons people have given for joining Plaid Cymru and supporting Leanne on this page of Leanne’s blog