The latest legislative developments from Wales

With Brexit leading to a legislative logjam, the past year has been one of the busiest since Wales gained primary law-making powers. Here we look at the Acts passed since the summer, the Bills currently before the Assembly and what might be on the legislative agenda in the year ahead. Minimum Pricing The Public Health […]

Senedd this week: Assembly pays tribute to Steffan Lewis

AMs will pay tribute to Steffan Lewis from 12:45pm on Tuesday, after the South Wales East AM passed away last week.    Tribute to Steffan Lewis Assembly members will pay tribute to their colleague Steffan Lewis from 12:45pm on Tuesday afternoon ahead of plenary business. Mr Lewis, who served as a regional member for South […]

Brexit: the latest from Scotland

It was like Christmas never happened. Holyrood and Westminster were back in business this week, with Brexit still top of the agenda. Natalie Mauchline looks back at the week’s big developments. Brexit heats up in the Commons It has been a tumultuous week at Westminster, with the Christmas break already feeling like a distant memory, […]

Welsh Politics: What’s in store for 2019?

Joe Atkinson takes a look at talking points that will dominate the Senedd in 2019. 2018 was perhaps the most tumultuous year in British politics for decades. From the ongoing deadlock in parliament over Theresa May’s Brexit deal to four leadership elections in the National Assembly for Wales, it was a year of conflict and […]

A Tourist Tax for Scotland?

Aidan Reid looks at the debate about introducing a tourist tax in Scotland. As the nights draw in and the days get colder, we move towards a seasonal highlight for which we all gather round and ponder what presents will be received. Yes, the Scottish Budget process is fast approaching us. There are a number […]