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 […]

Welsh Government ministers outline no-deal Brexit plans

Yesterday, ministers lined up in the Senedd to discuss the implications no deal would have on their portfolios, with the resounding message being that Wales would be much worse off if the UK leaves the EU without securing a withdrawal agreement.   First Minister The First Minister, Mark Drakeford, made the opening statement, calling on […]

Senedd this week: No deal preparations and making better use of rain

Joe Atkinson looks ahead to this week’s business in the National Assembly for Wales. No-deal Day After the defeat of Theresa May’s Brexit deal in the House of Commons last week, the Welsh Government responded by scrapping most business planned for this Tuesday and replacing it with statements on the impact of a no-deal Brexit […]

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 […]