Nye Davies

Nye Davies

Twitter: @Nye_Davies
Email: DaviesN30@cardiff.ac.uk


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Liberty, Bevan and Welsh Labour

Posted on 31 July 2017 by Nye Davies

Bevan’s speeches and phrases are continually referenced by politicians from all parties. As part of the ‘Bevan and Wales’ series, Nye Davies discusses Welsh Labour’s latest rebranding invoking Bevan. Bevan as Welsh Labour hero Aneurin Bevan is a mythical figure in the history of the Labour Party, being considered one of its greatest heroes. In
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Aneurin Bevan and Wales

Posted on 7 March 2017 by Nye Davies

In a previous article I mentioned that this year marks 120 years since the birth of Aneurin Bevan. The post contained a discussion on the legacies of Bevan and another Welsh political giant, David Lloyd George, and their places within Welsh political tradition. As part of my research into the political thought of Aneurin Bevan, I
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All those opposed: Plaid and the role of opposition in the National Assembly

Posted on 25 October 2016 by Nye Davies

In light of Dafydd Elis-Thomas’ decision to leave the Plaid group, Nye Davies explores the role of Plaid and the opposition in the National Assembly Clement Attlee called it “the greatest betrayal in the political history of the country”. Ramsay MacDonald’s decision to form a National Government in 1931 has dented his legacy in the
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