Politics archive

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Mar
02

Should there be another referendum?

What’s the principle at stake that demands a direct endorsement by voters of powers over income tax? IWA Director Lee Waters asks.

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Feb
27
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Feb
23

Should the Welsh Government have the ability to introduce new welfare benefits or payments?

Paul Chaney argues that Wales is disproportionately affected by Westminster’s welfare cuts and that Welsh Government should have powers over welfare.

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Feb
21

Can you improve the Welsh economy?

What do you think about some of the ideas suggested to improve the Welsh economy on the IWA Convention?

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Feb
20

Welfare – to devolve or not to devolve

Peter Black looks at previous examples of welfare devolution to Wales and says these show a warning for future devolution.

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Feb
18

Devolution of policing: where next?

Sophie Chambers argues that the option of an All-Wales Police Force should be on the table.

John Davies by Tom Beardshaw
Feb
17

The most cosmopolitan of all Welsh historians

A tribute by Peter Stead to the historian John Davies, who died yesterday

housesofparliament
Feb
13

Freedom of information is vital

Phil Parry says recent events has shown the Freedom of Information Act is more important than ever.

supremecourt
Feb
12

Democracy, social justice and a touch of EVEL

Emyr Lewis asks what the Supreme Court’s decision against an Asbestos Bill for Wales means for judicial attitudes to devolution.

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Feb
09

Supreme Court rules against Asbestos Bill

Mick Antoniw says he is disappointed by a decision to rule against a new Asbestos Bill being within the Assembly’s competence.