Labour administrations have undermined the constitutional settlement through misgovernment and pushing for more and yet more powers.
Posts Tagged: Welsh Labour
Henry Hill: The public want UK-wide rules for Christmas, but we’re a long way from a ‘Four Nations’ approach
The different administrations are all in different places with increasing bad blood between them. Also, devosceptics look set to win seats in Wales.
Henry Hill: Tories claim Drakeford has turned Wales into ‘test-bed for left-wing socialist authority’
Also: another miserable week in Government for the SNP; the deep damage of the Irish Protocol grow clearer by the day; and more.
The First Minister’s absurd decree banning the sale of ‘non-essential’ goods spotlights the tension between devolved lockdowns and reserved finances.
With a second lockdown looming, Sturgeon appears keen on a harmonised approach. This is welcome, but ministers should not drop their guard.
Rather than demanding more and more powers, Cardiff Bay politicians should focus on proving they can use effectively those they already have.
Also: Welsh Government back SNP in fight over post-EU powers; SNP loyalist appointed to head ‘independent’ inquiry as party muzzles MSPs; and more.
Starmer has been scathing about Williamson’s U-turn. But what right does he have to criticise?
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.
Amanda Jenner: A Devolution Revolution in Wales will help politicians better connect to their communities
Localism gives a nod to our wonderfully diverse culture and traditions, and encourages faster solutions to problems.
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: Welsh Government abandons separate testing app to join UK-run scheme; Gove tries to downplay the Irish Sea border.
Fay Jones: Welsh voters deserve better than the First Minister’s synthetic outrage and pointless one-upmanship
I won’t let fears of being branded ‘anti-devolution’ stop me calling out Drakeford’s deeply counterproductive conduct.