Committee recommends AM is suspended for 7 days…

(Title Image: Daily Post) Standards Committee Complaint against Michelle Brown AM (UKIP, North Wales) Complaints made by: Labour Party Assembly Group, Leighton Andrews and a member of the public Published: 18th April 2018 (pdf) The…

Best of the Blogs #24: Mind Palace

(Title Image: Visit Cardiff) Jacqui at Carmarthenshire Planning called on county councillors to revisit and review the unlawful libel indemnity clause. A guest blog hosted at Elections in Wales by Dr Siim Trumm on dual…

Four key things we learned about the Welsh…

(Title Image: National Assembly of Wales) Culture Committee Historic Environment (pdf) Published: 6th April 2018 Chair's Statement, Bethan Sayed AM (Plaid, South Wales West): "This is our heritage and it is vital that we protect…

Bill lays groundwork for Labour’s childcare manifesto pledge

(Title Image: nurseryworld.co.uk) Childcare Funding Bill Introduced by Minister for Children & Social Care, Huw Irranca-Davies (Lab, Ogmore) Bill (pdf) Explanatory Memorandum (pdf) Why? One of Labour's key manifesto pledges at the 2016 Welsh General…

FMQs: See you in court?

This is one of those days where Welsh politics wasn't dull. The UK Government is taking the Welsh Government to court. The Welsh Government looks set to take the Assembly to court. And then there…

The “View from Wales” on our post-Brexit future

(Title Image: Wales Online) External Affairs Committee Wales' future relationship with Europe [Part I]: A view from Wales (pdf) Published: 27th March 2018 Chair's Statement, David Rees AM (Lab, Aberavon): "The last forty-five years of…

Why Wales is falling behind on arts fundraising…

  (Title Image: National Lottery) Culture Committee Non-public funding for The Arts (pdf) Published: 22nd March 2018 Chair's Statement, Bethan Sayed AM (Plaid, South Wales West): "The often-small size of arts organisations in Wales and…

The Talking Point #24: Counting the cost of…

(Title Image: via change.org) One story you might have missed amidst the furore over the Second Severn Crossing name change and Rod Liddle was the Welsh Government's decision – via Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams (Lib…