Opinion

Labour must speak out on Catalonia

Matthew Hexter As Catalonia prepares to have a referendum on its independence, Spain has tightened its grip on the democratic process, arresting members of the Catalonian Government and seizing ballot papers and boxes related to the Independence vote. Although Labour is a ‘Unionist’ Party who believes in strength by virtue […]

Don’t pretend political PR is journalism: The National Assembly for Wales and the independence of our news

Andy Williams When it comes to public communication about politics, Wales has issues. We have a weakened commercial regional news sector which, compared with past performance, is less able to play traditional democratic roles, especially around information provision and scrutiny. The National Assembly for Wales acknowledges this, and has long […]