Today’s Senedd roundup: Committee sets sights on breaking out of a low-skills trap

Owen Donovan, Senedd Home Economy & Infrastructure Committee Regional Skills Partnerships (pdf) Published: 10th October 2019 “Our recommendations are designed to give the partnerships a clear, strategic mission that has a strong focus on identifying and breaking low-skill traps. This means a stronger role in demand-side interventions and stimulating employer demand for […]

‘Cardiff was a practice run for this’ say Welsh protestors at the centre of XR Westminster blockade

Josh Lowe The Extinction Rebellion protest in Cardiff last month was a “good practice” for the much harsher policing conditions around Westminster, according to Welsh XR protestors. Extinction Rebellion protesters begun their attempt to shut down central London for two weeks on Monday. The organisations had planned to ‘take’ twelve […]

Wales dig deep for bonus point win

Jon Gower Wales 29, Fiji 17. It takes a long time to banish some nightmares. That dark day, 29th September, 2007 when Fiji whooped Wales, still casts its long shadow but today Wales exhibited individual brilliance whilst digging deep collectively as a team against muscular and fierce Fiji onslaughts in […]