There is talk that Janice Gregory may not be intending to stand for re-election, but will only make an announcement to that effect in March next year.“That would give very little time for the constituency party to select a new candidate, and the party’s Welsh Executive Committee might have to draw up a shortlist. The speculation is that Janice’s daughter Kirstie, who works for her, could be in line to succeed her.”
The anonymous source would have so be found in Ray's day and suffer the consequences of voicing any decent .
But maybe the old days of the Powell Control of the constituency are over and the news have come with a leak from a Jacobin group not willing to see another coronation of the Powell/Gregory clan.
On the subject of Dynasties Plaid may be seeing a new Wrigley enter politics
Hywel Wigley (Son of Dafydd) is the Plaid Cymru candidate for the Pentyrch by-election. next Tuesday (Yes Tuesday) and although winning it looks remote at least Hywel is seeking his own route.
Incidentally he is married to Catrin Finch so it looks like Hywel shares not only his fathers Politics but also as his mother is the international harpist Elinor Bennett. has a thing about the Welsh National Instrument or rather who plays it.