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.
The final part in ConHome’s series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
Both the Conservatives and Plaid have gone on the attack, but can anything break Labour’s iron grip on Cardiff Bay this year?
The broad constitutional consensus Starmer cited is fragile, and based on part on a substantial minority of unionists falsifying their preferences.
Instead of those with a background in business or blue collar jobs we have special advisers and lobbyists. Or those chosen to fill a quota.
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.
We need to offer an optimistic free enterprise alternative to Labour’s profligate spending and inferior public services.
Wales’ newest Member of the Senedd says Welsh voters should reject the appeals of abolitionists and nationalists, end the constitutional tinkering and focus on delivery.
‘Abolish’ are exerting UKIP-style pressure as Paul Davies turns his guns on “cronies and hangers-on in civic society”: the devocracy.
The battle to re-open state schools rages across the UK. Also: Mohammed Asghar, Conservative member of the Welsh Assembly, passed away this week.
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.
The unique circumstances of the pandemic temporarily forged a common response, but cracks are already appearing and will only deepen.
Also: Opposition parties force the SNP to abandon a bid to suspend trial by jury; and more good reading on the fallout from Alex Salmond’s acquittal.