Archive for June, 2012

Zarin Hainsworth
Jun
30

Welsh women face ‘Triple Jeopardy’

Kirsty Davies says a new women’s movement is needed to tackle an underlying discrimination in Welsh life

Minister John Griffiths addresses WWF Cymru’s event ‘Rio +20: How Earth Summits have shaped Wales’ journey towards sustainable development’ in the Senedd. Listening to him are Anne Meikle, Head of WWF Cymru and Alun Davies AM (photo courtesy of Peter Williams / WWF Cymru)
Jun
29

Let’s hope Rio+20 inspired John Griffiths

Anne Meikle says the Welsh Government’s Sustainable Development Bill, due to be published this autumn, must be strengthened

Braving flood waters in Ceredigion
Jun
28

Climate change threatens perfect storm

Gordon James says the Welsh Government’s forthcoming Sustainable Development Bill offers a timid, shuffling step in the right direction

Environment Minister John Griffiths signing a declaration at the World Summit of States and Regions as part of Rio+20
Jun
27
Dame Gillian Morgan, who has held the position of permanent secretary for the Welsh Government for four years, announced her retirement last week.
Jun
26

New Permanent Secretary should focus on Wales not Whitehall

Andrew Davies offers some ideas on how the civil service can stop being a drag on the development of devolution in Wales

carwyn-jonesFM
Jun
25

Carwyn does a Rhodri with a twist

Daran Hill welcomes a bit of life thrown into First Minister’s Questions

Ed Miliband
Jun
24

Labour Leader’s identity conundrum

Gareth Young takes issue with Ed Miliband’s conclusions about England, Englishness and Britain

Prime-Minister-and-Chancellor
Jun
23

Wales suffers from raw power politics

Gerald Holtham says the UK government and Treasury are living in shame but are apparently immune to embarrassment

Leanne-Wood-and-Eurfyl-ap-Gwilym-press
Jun
22

What we need to build economic recovery in Wales

Leanne Wood says alarm bells should be ringing at the poor financial deal Wales is getting from Whitehall

Leyla Kayere, 76 , working in her rice field.  (Photo courtesy of Abbie Trayler-Smith)
Jun
21

Fair shares must have global reach

Stephen Doughty says women hold the key to ensuring food security for a world in which one in seven are hungry