Review of the Year 2017

(Title Image: accessgranted.nz) January 2017 started with Theresa May announcing that the UK will leave the EU single market and customs union (aka. Hard Brexit). The UK Government later lost a case in the Supreme…

Best of the Blogs #13: The Dragon has…

(Title Image: Institute of Welsh Affairs) I'm going to do something unusual and dedicate this final "Best of the Blogs" of 2017 to one site. Wales in the Movies (Youtube, Twitter) planned to upload the…

Senedd Bites #13: AM set to quit?

(Title Image: BBC Wales) Gill to Go? Rumours started circulating earlier this week amongst multiple sources that former UKIP leader in Wales, Nathan Gill AM (Ind, North Wales), was making preparations to resign his Assembly…

Cashing in on the Metro?

(Title Image: BBC Wales) The Issue Following on from yesterday's statement by the Economy Secretary on the Welsh Government's transport strategy, backbench AMs used the final member's debate slot of the year to outline their…

AMs pass law on special needs

(Title Image: Northampton College) AMs approved another Welsh law yesterday, with the passing of the Additional Learning Needs Bill. Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams (Lib Dem, Brecon & Radnor), accepted that the Bill "was a long…

FMQs: Homelessness, Bullying & Windfarms

Darren Millar: "I asked the bullying questions at Carl's request" Darren Millar AM (Con, Clwyd West) – whose written questions on bullying in October/November 2014 have been at the heart of the debate over the…