Senedd this week: Brexit, housing and the growing issue of allotments

Brexit statement as turmoil continues Brexit continues to dominate the political agenda as Theresa May failed to get her Withdrawal Agreement through the House of Commons for the third time on Friday. With March 29 having come and gone and the UK no closer securing a divorce deal with the EU, the Welsh Government’s Brexit […]

Senedd this week: Welsh and Scottish governments seek to avoid no deal

Here are five things to look out for in the National Assembly for Wales this week. Brexit The Welsh and Scottish governments have come together to table identical motions for debate in the National Assembly for Wales and Scottish Parliament on Tuesday afternoon. The motions call on the UK Government to take a no-deal Brexit […]

Housing Policy: The Latest from Wales

In the week an Assembly committee launched an inquiry into small home builders and the latest rough sleeping count was published, we take a closer look at the latest housing policy developments from Wales. What’s the Welsh Government’s approach? Welsh Labour’s 2016 Assembly election manifesto included a pledge to build 20,000 affordable homes between 2016 […]

Five Things Happening in Scotland This Week

Brexit and the Scottish Government’s Budget will dominate the political news this week. Natalie Mauchline has the latest on those stories and some other things happening this week. Meaningful Vote: Take Two On Tuesday, the Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Agreement will be voted on again by MPs. Amendments have been tabled from various factions across the […]

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 […]