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Assembly decks cleared for no-deal Brexit preparations

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mark Drakeford accuses Theresa May of being stubborn in not adjusting her Brexit strategy Welsh Government ministers are to line up in the Senedd to warn of the consequences…


Theresa May ‘hypocritical’ assembly remark dropped from speech

Image copyright PA Image caption Theresa May voted against the assembly in 1997 The prime minister has re-written a speech about Brexit following criticism it was factually inaccurate. Theresa May had planned to say that…


Welsh APlaid Cymru assembly member Steffan Lewis dies aged 34

Image caption Steffan Lewis with his family being sworn into the assembly in 2016 One of Wales’ youngest assembly members has died at the age of 34. Steffan Lewis, the Plaid Cymru AM for South…


Ex-Plaid chief’s Welsh Assembly adviser role a ‘farce’

Image caption Elin Jones opening the first assembly session of 2019 on Tuesday Criticism has been levelled at the Welsh Assembly’s presiding officer for appointing a second successive Plaid Cymru figure as an adviser. The…


Allegations AM Neil McEvoy misused Welsh Assembly funds

Image caption Neil McEvoy says he will keep asking “the difficult questions that some people don’t want asked” An AM is being investigated by the assembly’s standards commissioner over allegations he misused assembly funds, BBC…


BBC TV assembly Brexit vote coverage “disappointing”

Image caption Newyddion 9 led that night’s bulletin with major Brexit vote defeats for Theresa May at Westminster The assembly’s presiding officer has asked BBC Wales to explain why its main television news programmes did…


‘Things done better in the assembly’ says Mark Drakeford

New first minister Mark Drakeford says “madness” has descended on the Conservative Party as it holds a no-confidence vote on Theresa May. In his acceptance speech after he was confirmed as first minister, the AM…


Welsh Government loses assembly vote on further education cuts

Image caption The assembly voted 22 to 21 for the motion, which the government had opposed AMs have called for an end to cuts in further education in a vote in the Senedd. Ministers were…


AMs to repeal Welsh Assembly EU continuity law

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The assembly passed the Continuity Act, to protect the assembly’s powers following Brexit, in March A majority of AMs are expected to back scrapping a Brexit law that was…


Assembly set to be renamed Senedd, instead of Welsh Parliament

Image caption The assembly’s home in Cardiff Bay is known as the Senedd The National Assembly for Wales should be renamed Senedd, the presiding officer Elin Jones has said. She has ditched plans for the…


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