Month: February 2017

Wales vs England. A Twitter Story

Posted on 21 February 2017 by Jac Larner

*Following is a joint-post with Nye, Steffan and Aled* And Now For Something Completely Different… We decided to have a bit of a break from politics/law last week on Thinking Wales, with the team all rather distracted by what was going on in Cardiff on Saturday, February 11th. Whilst devastated with Wales’ last minute defeat
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Dryswch yng Nghymru Fydd?

Posted on 14 February 2017 by Aled Hughes

Aled Morgan Hughes sy’n ymateb i argymhellion diweddar gan Lywodraeth Cymru ar ddiwygio etholiadau cyngor sir… Dros yr ugain mlynedd ddiwethaf, gyda thwf pwerau a chynrychiolaeth, does fawr amheuaeth i fap etholiadol Cymru ddod yn fwyfwy cymhleth. Dychmygwch, er enghraifft, neidio mewn car a gyrru o Gaernarfon i Aberystwyth. Gwibio heibio’r chwedlonol Madiha Tandoori; foot
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Political Knowledge in Wales

Posted on 7 February 2017 by Jac Larner

The issue of measuring the political knowledge of voters is one that can be traced to the origins of modern political science. Without the ability to measure public opinion on a large scale, academics of the past worried that the electorate were apathetic and uninformed about government. Although modern public opinion measurement has improved at
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