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A Labour of Love

Posted on February 20, 2017 by Roger Scully

As most of you blog readers will know – not least because I discussed it in last week’s blog post, the major electoral event that is due to occur in Wales this year – assuming that we don’t have a ‘snap’ general election – is the local elections for all of Wales’ 22 local authorities.
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Welsh Government White Paper on Reforming Local Government

Posted on February 13, 2017 by Roger Scully

The last day of January saw the Welsh Government publish a White Paper on Reforming Local Government: Resilient and Renewed. Introduced by Mark Drakeford, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government, the White Paper covered a wide range of ground, including regional partnerships between councils and the possibility of voluntary mergers between local authorities.
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Kim, Kanye and the Council Elections

Posted on February 6, 2017 by Roger Scully

The major electoral event scheduled for 2017 in Wales is the local elections. On 4th May, all of Wales’ twenty-two local authorities are up for full re-election. Most of these last had elections in 2012; because of some ‘local difficulties’, the election in Ynys Môn was suspended until 2013. But proposals made before the 2016
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Carry On Brexiting

Posted on January 30, 2017 by Roger Scully

One final note on this. As I said two posts ago, our Barometer poll asked the following question: “Now that Britain has voted to leave it will need to negotiate the future relationship it has with the European Union. With this in mind, which of the following comes closest to your view?” getting the following
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