New Year, New Wales? What can we expect in 2022.
Newsdirect Wales’ Seb Bench considers the Welsh political agenda for 2022. He has questions. A lot of questions.
Labour and Plaid unveil plans for ‘radical action in testing times’
Newsdirect’s Health Reporter, Alex Myles, considers the biggest thing to happen in Welsh politics for quite some time. After prolonged talks between the two parties, Welsh Labour and Plaid Cymru have published their Co-operative Agreement, promising ‘radical action in testing times’. Labour fell one seat short of an outright majority at the 2021 election. Whilst […]
The Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill – What’s it all about?
On Wednesday the Assembly’s presiding officer, Elin Jones, introduced the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill to the floor of the Siambr. The Bill makes provision for some of the most significant constitutional changes in Wales since the Assembly was established in 1999. Joe Atkinson takes a look at what the Bill means for the future […]
Brexit: The latest from Wales
With Brexit less than five months away, Joe Atkinson takes a look at the latest developments in Wales. Allegations of a power grab The Welsh Government has come under fire from Plaid Cymru AMs over its decision to grant legislative consent to the European Union Withdrawal Act. Critics of the legislation have described it as a […]
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 […]