Today’s Senedd Roundup: Government accept ruling of unlawful interference in Carl Sargeant inquiry

Owen Donovan, Senedd Home First Minister’s Questions. Government accept ruling of unlawful interference in Carl Sargeant inquiry Plaid Cymru leader, Adam Price AM (Plaid, Carms. E. & Dinefwr questioned the First Minister about the High Court ruling last week that former First Minister, Carwyn Jones AM (Lab, Bridgend), unlawfully interfered in the QC-led […]

New ‘glowing’ mountain to be added to Snowdonia

A new mountain that will ‘glow at night’ is to be added to Snowdonia, the UK Government has announced. The glow-in-the-dark mountain is to be created from mud excavated from the construction site of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset. The UK Government said that they expected the new […]

Senedd to be renamed ‘Principality of Wales Parliament’

  The UK Government’s Wales Office has announced that the new name of the Welsh Assembly will be the ‘Principality of Wales Parliament’. They say that it is part of a rebranding exercise that will also see the Welsh Rugby Union renamed the ‘Principality of Wales Rugby Union’. The Welsh […]

Today’s Senedd Roundup: Law tabled to outlaw smacking

Owen Donovan, Senedd Home Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) Bill Introduced by Deputy Minister for Health & Social Services, Julie Morgan (Lab, Cardiff North) Bill (pdf) Explanatory Memorandum (pdf) Why introduce a smacking ban? This has a long history in the Senedd. An attempt was made to introduce a […]

Plaid Cymru conference roundup: The key speeches

Plaid Cymru Leader Adam Price said that a “new spirit in Wales is rising” in his first speech as Plaid Cymru leader at a Spring conference. Addressing delegates at Bangor University’s arts and culture centre Pontio, Plaid Cymru leader laid out the party’s vision for the New Wales they would deliver […]