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Posts Tagged: Wales
Also: Home Office plans for stop-and-search on Ulster border spark criticism; debate stirs on abolishing the Welsh Assembly; and DUP slammed for ignoring Westminster.
Look at how the Scottish Conservatives gained from the 2010 Sanderson Review. Now is the perfect time to do the same in Wales.
Also: Welsh Labour MP urged to resign equalities brief over ‘homophobic bullying’ allegations; Electoral Commission drop probe into DUP; and more.
Also: Welsh Tory leadership hopefuls would put pacts with other parties to the membership; unionists turn on Robinson over united Ireland comments; and more.
Also: May pledges no hard border on visit to Ulster; Williamson plans to compensate troops for SNP tax hikes; Welsh Assembly to rebrand; and more.
Also: Williamson investigating amnesty for Ulster veterans; front-runner for Welsh First Minister floats new taxes; and SNP attack new Big Ben decorations.
Andrew RT Davies: Too often, our activists feel that they are treated with contempt. Let’s change all that. Let’s value them. Reward them. Promote them.
And a leader with a mandate from Welsh members requires more recognition.
Also: Foster attends Orange Order march in Scotland; pressure mounts on Wood as Plaid challengers break cover; Sturgeon forced to ditch new minister; and more.
Also: Grieve says Irish Sea border is ‘completely unacceptable’; Sturgeon reshuffles Cabinet as SNP delay flagship education bill.
Andrew RT Davies forced out as Welsh Tory leader. A struggle begins to ensure his successor is elected by Party members.
The flashpoint appears to have been the Brexit supporter’s comments about Airbus. His replacement must be chosen by a full democratic ballot.
Also: Three Plaid AMs call for leadership challenge against Wood; Foster breaks new ground at LGBT event; and Sargeant inquiry may not report until Jones steps down.
Also: Robinson calls for fixed-term border polls in Ulster; Wood sets departure date as leader of Plaid; and the architect of ‘The Vow’ comes out for Scottish independence.
Also: Davidson wisely opposed ‘The Vow’ in 2014; Jones proposes special conference to decide Welsh Labour leadership election rules; and more.
If Ministers believe that 30p on annual bills is too high a price, they should seek the right number – and a deal to get us there.