Welsh Assembly

The New BBC Charter Needs to Reflect Devolution

Andrew RT Davies | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Politics
Andrew RT Davies

In three years' time, the BBC Charter will be up for renewal. It is safe to say that this Charter renewal will be more significant than others for a number of reasons...

Want to Do This For A Living?

PA | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK

Wales' first minister has launched an investigation after a Welsh government backed scheme offered career advice on how to earn megabucks working in t...

Wales' Green Image Risks Becoming an Illusion

Anne Meikle | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Politics
Anne Meikle

So what did the Welsh government actually unveil at that event in Blaenavon? Was it a white paper which offered a 'ground breaking' plan for legislation which will make Wales a leading light on sustainable development? Having now had time to analyse it, the answer, sadly, is still 'not yet'.

The UK Was Leading on Tackling Climate Change - So Why Is the Government Now Failing to Act?

Jane Davidson | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK
Jane Davidson

David Cameron, who once pledged to lead the "greenest government ever", is nowhere to be seen on what I still believe is the most important issue of our times - responding appropriately to the climate challenge.

Now for UK Constitution Talks

PA | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Politics

Prime minister David Cameron should set up talks on the United Kingdom's constitution before it is too late, Wales' first minister Carwyn Jones has sa...

'Guests Met With Abuse And Threats': Welsh Politician Apologises For Hotel Drink Row

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Politics

A 71-year-old politician brought the Welsh Assembly into disrepute after a late-night drinking session with a mystery woman in a five-star hotel funde...

The Importance of Inclusion and Equality in Female Leadership

Laura Dunn | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Politics
Laura Dunn

I find it startling that in the second decade of the 21st century only 5% of Heads of State are women, examples including Queen Elizabeth II and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia. We must do better to raise this statistic before the decade is out.

Welsh Happy To Be Part Of UK, Only 7% Want Independence

PA | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics

Only 7% of people in Wales want the country to become independent, a new survey shows. Today on St David's Day, a study published by ICM Research f...

Which Welsh MP Thinks The UK Is Like The Titanic?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK Politics

The chairman of the Welsh Affairs committee David Davies has likened the United Kingdom to the Titanic, claiming it is now "just a question of how lon...

Plaid Cymru Deputy Leader Suspended Over Facebook 'Child Abuse' Comment

PA | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK Politics

Plaid Cymru has suspended the party's deputy leader on Cardiff Council following comments he made on Facebook. Councillor Neil McEvoy used the webs...

Why Teaching Welsh is Important to Wales

Abby Young-Powell | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Abby Young-Powell

There are many reasons why keeping Welsh on the school curriculum is important, but to me it is vital as it is part of our ancestry. Cultural imperialism and social snobbery forced our grandfathers to murmur Welsh in the playgrounds, but they did, and it is only because they did so that we can speak it out loud all over Wales today.

Lucy Sherriff

Welsh Schools Crippled By Teacher Walkout

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Hundreds of schools and further education colleges are being forced to close as teachers across Wales down their tools and strike over pension changes...

Tory Office Trasher Jailed

Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A man who trashed a Conservative MP's office in protest over funding cuts to a Welsh language TV station has been jailed. G...

Davies Is Welsh Tories' New Leader

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Andrew RT Davies has been announced as the Welsh Conservatives' new leader in the Assembly. Mr Davies beat Nick Ramsay in the ...