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Drakeford backs ‘Senedd’ name for Welsh parliament – and Devo-max

Ben Gwalchmai Welsh Labour leadership challenger Mark Drakeford would prefer the name ‘Senedd’ over the Welsh Parliament, and would back eventual Devo-max for Wales. In an interview with Nation.Cymru he said that the name ‘Welsh Parliament’ implied that Wales was trying to recreate the Westminster Parliament. “It does in a […]

‘Brexit earthquake’ as Llanelli plant announces closure

The decision by an automotive business to close its site due to uncertainty surrounding Brexit was described as the “the tremor that will lead to the Brexit earthquake” in the Welsh Assembly today. The global firm Schaeffler said it was closing the plant in Llanelli where 220 people are employed. […]

Vaughan Gething campaign accepted donation from company fined for illegally dumping waste on Gwent Levels

The campaign of Welsh Labour leadership candidate, Vaughan Gething, accepted a donation from a company fined for dumping waste on the Gwent Levels. An investigation by Penarth Daily News has found that the list of sponsors for Vaughan Gething’s leadership campaign, published by the Welsh Assembly, included Neal Soil Suppliers. […]