Caution on extra health spending as draft budget…

(Title Image: BBC Wales) The Issue Over the last few weeks, the chairs of the Senedd's committees have taken evidence on the proposals contained within the Welsh Government's draft budget for 2018-19. The Finance Committee…

Best of the Blogs #12: Pragmatism

(Title Image: The Guardian) Dic Mortimer wonders if we're failing to heed the lessons of history as the far-right goes on the march yet again. Cllr. Peter Black wonders if the Irish border question could…

Senedd Bites #12: Prisons, Mud & Empty Properties

Inquiry launched into Carl Sargeant leaks; Labour inquiry dropped The First Minister has ordered the Permanent Secretary to investigate how information about the sacking of Carl Sargeant was leaked to outsiders a few days before…

The Talking Point #12: Rotten Egg – Does…

(Title Image: via BBC Wales) One sanctimonious pearl of wisdom is that football is a gentleman's game played by hooligans and rugby is a hooligan's game played by gentlemen. Off the pitch, perceptions have been…

Abolition of Right to Buy Bill Passed

(Title Image: The Guardian) Yesterday, AMs passed the final version of the Abolition of Right to Buy Bill. Housing & Regeneration Minister, Rebecca Evans (Lab, Gower) said the law will form a key part of…

FMQs: Norn Iron, Brexit & SpAds

This afternoon's FMQs saw a first with the first emergency question accepted since the Llywydd introduced the practice in May 2017. Emergency questions must be "of urgent national significance" and can be submitted by any…