Also: SNP split on path forward as Salmond plots return; Welsh Assembly to exclude monoglot English-speakers from posts; Irish leader opposed Ulster poll.
Posts Tagged: Welsh Assembly
The Supreme Court recently made it very clear that the courtesies built into devolution do not diminish the sovereignty of Parliament.
Continuing our series on the key contests in each region and nation.
They could even tie with Labour. If they build in their 2015 success (and learn from their 2016 disappointment) more seats are definitely within reach.
Also: Brokenshire sets Good Friday deadline for talks as UUP elect new leader; and Welsh Tories regain second place as Reckless ‘re-rats’ from UKIP.
The Government is doing everything it can to equip Wales to seize the opportunities of Brexit – which is more than can be said for Welsh Labour.
Some might like to table amendments to instantly delete bad EU regulations. But that would be a gift to those who seek to disrupt Brexit.
Also: why the Prime Minister is playing for time on a second Scottish independence referendum; and veteran Welsh MP says her support for devolution ‘a mistake’.
The seat of our national politics is deeply unfashionable in constitutional circles, but is essential to a well-governed and united kingdom.
Also: Tories accused of favouring DUP with Westminster debate; Plaid council faces parent backlash over Welsh-only schooling; and Nesbitt divides UUP by endorsing SDLP.
Whether by accident or design, the Government’s appeal has led the Supreme Court to kill off two potential threats to Brexit.
Also: Davidson attacks SNP’s efforts to deepen divisions over Brexit; and the Welsh Conservatives criticise Labour’s bid to overturn new trade union laws.
Also: Labour slumps to lowest levels in Welsh polls since last days of Brown’s premiership; and Scottish Tories accuse SNP of a ‘wasted decade’.
Also: Scottish Labour reject calls for SNP pact; Welsh Tories attack Labour NHS overspend; SNP tuition fee policy backfires on Scottish applicants; and more.
Also: SNP MP referred to prosecutors over mortgage fraud; Wales to get income tax powers; Fallon sparks Cabinet row over inquiry into Troubles veterans; and more.