Archive for June, 2008


The shareholder and the licence fee payer

The owner of the Western Mail, Wales’s sole national newspaper, is struggling. Yesterday Trinity Mirror’s shares fell to around 105.75p at 4pm, down from the closing price of around 151.50p last Friday. The fall followed yesterday morning’s announcement that Trinity Mirror’s full-year operating profit would be about 10 per cent below expectations. The reasons for [...]


Aerospace: the final frontier

The state of one of Wales’s aerospace industry is profiled is a recently published study by the IWA, in partnership with Cardiff and Glamorgan universities. The study is available on this website. Around 150 firms serve aerospace markets, employing more than 20,000 people and generating about £2bn per year. It is a high gross added [...]


Assembly Bwletin Cynulliad June 2008

June 2008: Severn Barrage: An ‘ecological disaster’? – Welsh Conservatives: Recovering from Cairns’ on-air controversy (picture) – Joint Working: Revival of a UK_wide ministerial committee – ‘Everyone’s business’: Committee reports on infections progress.