Archive for April, 2009

Apr
30

Tackling real problems with law

Glyn Davies has some interesting reflections on last night’s IWA event in Wrexham on the ‘Future Health of the People of Wales’. And once again the issue of powers rears its head.

Apr
28

Budget reflections

Eurfyl ap Gwilym considers Budget 2009:

Apr
27

Taxing question

James Foreman-Peck reflects on the tax row sparked by the Budget last week:

Apr
24

Maze or motorway?

Geraint Talfan Davies takes issue with the All Wales Convention’s description of the choice of paths to law-making open to the Assembly:

Apr
23

Reading the runes of Welsh politics

John Osmond reports on a new prediction about the timing of the forthcoming referendum on extending the powers of the National Assembly:

Apr
23

Difficult decisions

The Budget balance sheet for Wales (novices version) announced a £216m reduction in the Welsh Assembly Government Departmental Expenditure Limit for the next year. Strangely enough, this is filed under ‘Improving public services’. And we shall shortly begin to see whether the Assembly Government can do the maths of improving services while the coffers shrink. [...]

Apr
01

Assembly Bwletin Cynulliad April 2009

April 2009: Devolution, independence and constitutional navel gazing? – “Nobody will ever win the battle of the sexes. There’s just too much fraternising with the enemy” – Fee for all top-up fees scrapped – Welsh patients to “top-up” healthcare.