Senedd this week: Environment, obesity and crucial Brexit votes

We look at the major talking point in the National Assembly for Wales this week. Focus on the Environment The Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, will be busy on Tuesday afternoon, giving two plenary statements to Assembly Members. First, she will address the Siambr on the Welsh Government’s support for forestry […]

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 […]

Senedd this week: Climate change, new Plaid spokespeople, and the detailed draft budget

Joe Atkinson takes a look at what’s happening in the National Assembly for Wales this week. Renewed Focus on the Environment The renewed political focus on climate change following the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report on the impacts of man-made global warming has been palpable in the Assembly, with calls for the intensification of […]