Archive for April, 2012

Edwina-Hart
Apr
30
Horatio Clare (Photo courtesy of Peter Finch)
Apr
29

From the Cape to Cwmdu

Peter Finch follows the epic journeys of Welsh borders writer Horatio Clare

PeterHain
Apr
28
Pensioner-counts-her-money
Apr
27

Cost of the cuts 5: Pensions feel the pinch

Hannah Blythyn says the Westminster government’s changes mean workers will be paying more, working longer, and getting less

elderly isolation
Apr
26

Cost of the cuts 4: When living becomes a matter of survival

Alexandra McMillan says changes to the new Personal Independence Payment threaten to drive people into depression

Women on lower incomes, such as home helps and dinner ladies, will be disproportionately affected.
Apr
25

Cost of the cuts 3: Welsh women shock absorbers for UK policy

Adele Baumgardt argues that the disproportionate impact of the cuts will drive back 40 years of gains women have made in Wales

Ceri Jones with his daughter
Apr
24

Cost of the cuts 2: How to spend less time with your kids

Ceri Jones describes the frustrations of dealing with the government bureaucracy that is reducing support for single-parents

Osbourne-budget222
Apr
23

Cost of the cuts 1: Wales dealt the toughest budget deal in the UK

Darren Williams says the notion that the private sector would plug the gap caused by the public sector’s shortfall has proved to be unrealistic

English identity
Apr
22

Working out what it is to be English

Peter Hill argues that unlike their larger neighbour, the Welsh and Scots neither deny their nationality nor adopt an exclusive sense of identity

burton-and-liz
Apr
21

Everything was better after a few drinks

Peter Stead examines the extraordinary continuing saga of Burton and Taylor, long after they first rose to fame