Six days that changed Wales: Boris Johnson’s abominable bill is making even loyal unionists think again

Theo Davies-Lewis The superficial hero-worship of Pericles – as well as other great men through history – is now a well-known element of Boris Johnson’s ever-fragmenting self-constructed public image. The bust of “the first citizen” of democratic Athens, as the historian Thucydides saw him, apparently sits proudly in the Prime […]

After promising to save devolution from the Tories’ power grab, Labour fell at the first hurdle

Carrie Harper, Plaid Cymru Councillor for the Queensway ward on Wrexham Council On Wednesday the First Minister Mark Drakeford slammed the UK Government for an “enormous power grab” which he said the Welsh Government will oppose “every step of the way”. Boris Johnson’s government is introducing a bill at Westminster […]

Why Wales needs a quango clear-out

Andrew Potts In a speech earlier this year Welsh Conservative Senedd leader Paul Davies alluded to the need for a Dominic Cummings-style shakeup in Cardiff Bay. From what I’ve seen of post-lockdown driving skills I think Dom is already here, with many motorists seemingly trying out their own Barnard Castle […]