The Talking Point #16: (Not So) Secret tram…

(Title Image: BBC Wales) To date, the Welsh Government have been tight-lipped on what exactly their plans for the South Wales Metro and rail franchise are. The entire process has been shrouded in secrecy as…

What Sian Gwenllian said about gender quotas

(Title Image: Focus Magazines) 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of granting women the right to vote in the UK – though it still had additional restrictions compared to men. How much progress has been made…

Best of the Blogs #16: Antiestablishmentarianism

Ifan Morgan Jones makes a (controversial and uncharacteristically odd) claim that Plaid are "becoming an anti-establishment party" at Nation.Cymru. Jac o' the North offers a scathing analysis of the Plaid Cymru-Neil McEvoy row; is there…

Senedd updated on Transport for Wales

(Title Image: Transport for Wales) Transport for Wales (TfW) is a not-for-profit company established by the Welsh Government to advise and support major transport projects in the country – at the moment focused on the…

Pre-Brexit boom for Welsh Food & Drink, but…

(Title Image: Visit Wales) In light of the improved performance of the Welsh food and drink industry – and with Brexit looming - Secretary for Energy, Planning & Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths (Lab, Wrexham) provided…

New medicines reach patients faster in Wales

(Title Image: BBC) It's very rarely you hear a good news story about health in Wales, but they do happen from time to time.... Last year, the Welsh Government launched a £80million New Treatments Fund…

FMQs: Withybush, M4 Newport & Mobile Signals

FMQs, 23rd January 2018 Leanne Wood AM (Plaid, Rhondda): Rumoured hospital closures in west Wales It's only been three years since Hywel Dda health board reconfigured services to provide a long-term solution. As First Minister,…