Heledd Fychan MS welcomes WRU chief resignation

Plaid Cymru's sports, culture and international spokesperson, Heledd Fychan MS has responded to the resignation of WRU chief executive Steve Phillips
Heledd Fychan said:
“Steve Phillips’ position was untenable, and I welcome today’s news that he has stepped aside. It is the right action to take after the abject failure of the WRU to date to deal with very serious allegations of misogyny and sexism that were seemingly known to him and others.

“Nigel Walker’s appointment as Acting CEO must signal the beginning and not the end of the significant structural and cultural changes needed at the WRU.
“The Welsh Government should now consider whether it is appropriate for the WRU to receive any further public money until these changes are made. We need certainty that women are safe from horrific misogyny in rugby, as well as across society.”

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  • Brooke Webb
    published this page in News 2023-01-30 12:10:20 +0000

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