Author: NationCymru

Newspapers confusing public about different lockdown rules across UK – study

London-based news media are contributing to confusion about different lockdown rules in devolved nations, according to a new study. The study by researchers at Cardiff University shows that some English outlets with UK-wide audiences are still failing to underline crucial cross-border policy differences. The researchers, led by journalism professor Stephen […]

Education Minister ‘disagrees strongly’ with UK Gov cap on English students in Wales

Wales’ Education Minister has said that she is “considering her options” following a meeting with the UK Government’s Education Minister on capping the number of English students in Wales. Kirsty Williams said that she “disagree[s] strongly with England’s approach on this matter” following the UK government’s plan to control the […]

16 and 17-year-olds can register to vote in Wales from today

Around 66,000 16 and 17-year-olds can register to vote in Senedd elections from today. Next year’s elections will be the first in which 16 and 17-year-olds and legally resident foreign nationals are allowed to vote in Wales, in a major expansion of the franchise. The change came into force today […]

Why I’ve gone from IndyCurious to IndyFurious

Huw Cook, Health Communication Officer I’ve been struggling to write recently. For me, working in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been all-consuming, exhausting, emotionally and physically draining and often quite upsetting. Each day I sit at my desk trying to do best by the people of Wales promoting well-being […]