It might allow Sturgeon to focus on the progressive, europhile case for independence whilst Salmond rallies leavers and cultural conservatives.
Posts Tagged: 2021 Welsh Election
In 2007, it almost looked like the a plausible anti-Labour alternative for Wales. But things are very different today.
A coronation means that Andrew RT Davies, a right-wing Brexiteer closer to the grassroots who was forced out in 2018, is likely to retake the top job.
Some fear this is part of deeper struggle within the party as a prominent pro-devolution MS is deselected by local activists.
Both the Conservatives and Plaid have gone on the attack, but can anything break Labour’s iron grip on Cardiff Bay this year?
Moving them would require primary legislation, but despite bullish official pronouncements there is little certainty that we’ll be voting in May.
Emergency proxies and postal votes: how the Government intends to ensure the local elections go ahead in May
As Wales and Scotland prepare to potentially delay them again, no such provisions are being made for England.
If not for your efforts on the doorstep and the endless nights of telephone canvassing, we would not have defeated Corbyn’s Labour Party a year ago.
Labour administrations have undermined the constitutional settlement through misgovernment and pushing for more and yet more powers.
I’m a Welsh-speaker and proud of my heritage – but it’s absurd to charge £10,000 to try and prevent someone renaming their own home.
The Tories’ hard pivot against the Cardiff Bay establishment reveals the power of Welsh devoscepticism
‘Abolish’ are exerting UKIP-style pressure as Paul Davies turns his guns on “cronies and hangers-on in civic society”: the devocracy.
The Party is keen to keep a lid on the issue ahead of next year’s Welsh elections, but disaffected activists and challenger parties are putting it on the agenda.
Ahead of next year’s elections, we have to show our sceptical voters that we’re not just another horse on the Cardiff Bay carousel.
Also: Carlaw and Johnson meet to discuss tweaks to the points-based immigration system; the SNP make trouble over the Irish Protocol; and more.
Matt Smith: After two wasted decades, it is for the Conservatives to deliver the “devolution dividend” to Wales
The 2021 Senedd elections are an historic opportunity. Our mission is to devolve as much power as possible to communities – from Cardiff Bay as well as Westminster.