Politics archive

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May
25

Keeping the EU’s benefits a secret

Brenig Davies laments the lack of public promotion of what the EU has done for Wales.

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May
25

Legislating by Consensus

Daran Hill says the parties of the Welsh Assembly could come together to pass backbench legislation.

Council-tax
May
24

How can councils in Wales balance their books?

Ian Jones and Steve Martin explore how councils across Wales can mitigate the financial pressures they face.

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May
23

A vote against a Lib Dem in the Cabinet

Gwynoro Jones explains his reasons for voting against Kirsty Williams joining the Welsh Cabinet.

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May
23

No more project fear

Andrew RT Davies calls for more positive arguments to be made by those on either side of the EU debate.

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May
22

A rock and a hard place

Mike Parker reflects on his experiences as a political candidate and the lessons he was forced to learn.

cabinetpodcast
May
20

IWA Podcast: The new Welsh Cabinet

The IWA Podcast takes a look at the recent Welsh Cabinet reshuffle.

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May
20

Why nobody should work with UKIP

Jamie Insole outlines his concern about the normalisation of UKIP’s presence in the Assembly

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May
19

The Compact to Move Wales Forward: compressed, but is it flawless?

Laura McAllister challenges a few misconceptions about ‘The Compact’ deal struck between Labour and Plaid Cymru, arguing that Wales needs the confidence to do things differently to Westminster.

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May
19

The Right Track? Considering the impact of the Metro

Dr Mark Lang says more work needs to be done to establish the benefit of the South Wales Metro project.