It’s inconceivable that Plaid Cymru won’t make pressing for an independence referendum the price for its support in a coalition with Labour.
In 2007, it almost looked like the a plausible anti-Labour alternative for Wales. But things are very different today.
For this year’s Senedd elections, vote for a Welsh Government that will work with the UK Government, not against it.
In two decades, Wales has become one of the most centralised states in Europe.
Also: Gove should beware Brown’s constitutional anti-wisdom; Davies makes way for Davies; and MSPs compel evidence over Salmond row.
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.
Labour administrations have undermined the constitutional settlement through misgovernment and pushing for more and yet more powers.
It worked so well the last ten times, after all. Also: Reckless defects to Abolish as controversy over Drakeford’s lockdown – and who’s paying – deepens.
CCHQ has taken over the candidates process, and is keen for Tories with strong Welsh links to apply to fight next year’s Cardiff Bay election.
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.