AMs support proposal for law to clamp down…

(Title Image: Which?) Over the last few months, two backbench debates have taken place on leaseholds and unadopted roads – both resulting in AMs giving very strong views on the matter and backing calls for…

Senedd Bites #22: Cash Crisis

(Title Image: BBC Wales) Headteachers warn of "quiet crisis" in school funding Headteachers told BBC Wales that they fear the prospect of teacher redundancies, larger class sizes and lower standards due to pressure on budgets…

Best of the Blogs #22: Just resting….

(Title Image: via Youtube) National Left compares the reasoning used by the UK Government to retain powers over the devolved settlement (with regard the Continuity Bill) to a famous excuse from Father Ted. Rodolfo Walsh's…

The Talking Point #22: The Continuity Bill Row…

(Title Image: Cardiff University) Unless an agreement can be reached, this final fortnight before AMs go on Easter recess will be dominated by the Continuity Bill, which has already started the process of going through…

FMQs: Ambulances, Russia & The Loch Ness Monster

FMQs, 13th March 2018 Leader of the Opposition, Andrew RT Davies AM (Con, South Wales Central): Ambulance Response Times Despite progress, there've been a number of high-profile serious ambulance delays, on occasion up to 20…

What’s in the (Welsh) Continuity Bill?

(Title Image: Cardiff University) Law Derived from the European Union Bill (aka. "Continuity Bill") Introduced by Finance Secretary, Mark Drakeford (Lab, Cardiff West) Bill (pdf) Explanatory Memorandum (pdf) Why? There's a more comprehensive guide from…

Finance Committee told to check their sums as…

(Title Image: refweb.org.uk) Communities Committee Stage 1: Public Services Ombudsman Bill (pdf) Published: 12th March 2018 See also: Giving the Public Watchdog more bite 1. AMs should agree to the principles of the Bill A…