Live Blog: Wales’ EU Parliament Elections 2019

12.10am: That’s it! There are still a few results coming in around the UK, but everything has been one and dusted in Wales, and at a reasonable hour. Perhaps we should do all elections like this? Despite the result being historic, it all went exactly as expected in Wales, with […]

Today’s Senedd Roundup: Tories attack post-devolution economic policy

Owen Donovan, Senedd Home AMs debate 20 years of the economy under devolution The Motion The Senedd: Notes the Welsh Government’s failure to realise Wales’ economic potential over the past 20 years. Doesn’t believe the Welsh Government’s Prosperity for All: Economic Action Plan is sufficiently ambitious to deliver significant improvement to […]

Today’s Senedd Roundup: Drakeford defends Labour’s Brexit stance

Owen Donovan, Senedd Home First Minister’s Questions With the European Parliament elections taking place on Thursday and the recently recognised Brexit Party making a first appearance, it was hardly surprising that the spectre of Brexit loomed large over First Minister’s Questions Adam Price AM (Plaid, Carms. E. & Dinefwr) pointed to […]

Plaid Cymru overtake Labour in YouGov EU poll

Plaid Cymru have overtaken Labour in a YouGov poll for the European elections, pushing Jeremy Corbyn’s party into third place in Wales. The 9,260 sample poll across the UK shows the Brexit Party on 35%, Plaid Cymru on 19% and Labour on 15% in Wales. The Liberal Democrats are on […]

Inquiry call after £7m paid out to suspended council staff

In the last three years, councils across Wales paid out millions to over 750 members of staff who were suspended from duty, leading to calls by the Welsh Conservatives for an independent investigation. The data was obtained via Freedom of Information (FoI) requests by the Welsh Conservatives, showing that 16 […]