Archive for October, 2012

Open-Cast-mining
Oct
31

Questioning the rebirth of Welsh coal

Malcolm Prowle argues that open-cast mining should not have a major role in the future of our economy

Procurement
Oct
30

Feedback vital for procurement in Wales

Dermot Cahill and Ceri Evans describe a survey of Welsh companies’ experience in tendering for public sector contracts

Debating-Chamber
Oct
29

The Assembly’s legislative limbo land

Emyr Lewis explains the why the uncertain legal boundaries between Westminster and Cardiff Bay are causing problems

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Oct
28

Star gazing at the National Botanic Garden of Wales

Colin Miles makes a plea for help in re-siting a famous telescope that belongs to Swansea’s Astronomical Society

Borrowing
Oct
27

Assembly finance deal kicks can down road

Alan Trench unpicks this week’s agreement between the UK and Welsh Governments on borrowing powers and Barnett convergence

RhodriGlynTHomas-&-Lewandovskiw
Oct
26
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Oct
25

Europe 1: Counting the seats around the Brussels top table

Brian Wilson asks whether an independent Scotland would be welcomed by bodies Nato and the EU

Leighton-Andrews-
Oct
24

Examinations reform and the limits of Welsh devolution

Malcom Prowle says the conflict between the English and Welsh Education Ministers is exposing the limits of devolution

CroesoLlandysul
Oct
23

Llandysul by-pass three years on

Alun Williams finds that the Ceredigion link road strategy is having unintended consequences

IWJ
Oct
22

Welsh Government’s legal powers must be simplified

Ieuan Wyn Jones explains why Plaid Cymru is calling for a new Government of Wales Act to make policy delivery more effective