mark drakeford

Devolution doesn't work in a crisis

13 August 2021 11:35 pm

One of the worst features of devolution is the tendency of devocrats to insist on doing their own thing in…

It’s time to upgrade the office of the Welsh first minister

28 July 2021 12:30 am

Some of the most revealing detail from newly released 1997 government files relate to Welsh constitutional affairs. The Home Office…

King of Fortress Wales: an interview with Mark Drakeford

19 June 2021 3:23 pm

Mark Drakeford sits opposite me in a small conference room on the third floor of Cathays Park, the nucleus of…

Welsh Labour proves again it's a distinctive, winning brand

9 May 2021 1:25 am

After the news of a Tory landslide in Hartlepool was announced early Friday morning, senior Welsh Labour figures were worried.…

Mark Drakeford’s men-only curfew would break international law

14 March 2021 10:38 pm

Politicians, including Baroness Jones of the Green Party and Mark Drakeford, who is the Labour leader in Wales, have spoken…

Quentin Letts: The unstoppable rise of June Sarpong

19 December 2020 9:00 am

Eton’s free-speech rumpus must surely become a David Hare play, Goodbye Mr Had-Yer-Chips, starring Jeremy Irons as the headmaster and…

Wales is being destroyed by tinpot tyrants

31 October 2020 9:00 am

My homeland is quite rightly a laughing stock