Also: new polls suggest Labour has reached parity with the SNP in Scotland, and the projections indicate that the next election could be absolutely brutal for the Nationalists.
The A list and its successors haven’t kept a golden generation out of Parliament. Many of those who might have made it up aren’t putting themselves forward for selection in the first place.
In launching a campaign for a metro mayor, a local businessman (and Labour activist) has said aloud what many Welsh Conservatives seem to think privately.
His call for a stronger British state reflects the thinking of many Conservatives… but not, yet, the Government’s actual policy.
Local initiatives should not be blocked by the Labour Government. The Levelling Up Fund and Shared Prosperity Fund are very welcome.
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.