Best of the Blogs #31: Weeping

(Title Image: Wales Online) National Left calls for proper scrutiny of the new Wales & Borders rail franchise. Alun Davies AM (Lab, Blaenau Gwent) on the possibility of a Welsh prisons policy. Following discussion online…

Minimum Alcohol Pricing Bill remains on course

(Title Image: Evening Standard) One of the few controversial laws proposed this term – setting a minimum price for alcohol in Wales - reached a critical stage yesterday, as AMs debated the details and proposed…

FMQs: EEA, CEOs and HMPs

FMQs, 12th June 2018 Leanne Wood AM (Plaid, Rhondda): EEA Membership Labour's policy on single market membership has been said to be flexible, but there was nothing flexible about "£5billion being wiped from the Welsh…

New law proposes ban on up-front letting fees

(Title Image: landlordnews.co.uk) Rental Fees Bill Introduced by Minister for Housing & Regeneration, Rebecca Evans (Lab, Gower) Bill (pdf) Explanatory Memorandum (pdf) Why? If you've ever rented a private property - about 15% of all…