Devolution plans fail to excite businesses
- A message from across the border. Prydderch, Ioan // Estates Gazette;4/25/2009, Issue 916, p131
The article reports on the devolution of powers to the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) which is expected to result in the development of a body of Welsh laws akin to those in Scotland. It is suggested that the legislative powers of Wales were poised to create a legislative book in addition to,...
- The road to Cardiff Bay: The process of establishing the National Assembly for Wales. McAllister, Laura // Parliamentary Affairs;Dec99, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p634
Focuses on the political process for the establishment of the National Assembly in Wales. Creation of executive devolution; Legacies of the Wales Act 1978; Stages in the construction of constitutional scheme for devolution; Intergovernmental relations of the National Assembly; Emphasis on the...
- View from the valleys. Mourby, Adrian // New Statesman;08/15/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4347, p14
Discusses the merits of devolution in Wales. Linkage between autonomy and language; Lack of enthusiasm for a separate assembly; Proposed referendum to decide the issue; Welsh Assembly's commitment to giving education, health and jobs a priority.
- Wales. // Director;Jun98, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p114
Focuses on the political conditions in Wales. Impact of a growing support for devolution in government on economic development; Holding of the first elections for the Welsh assembly; Merger of the WDA, the Development Board of Rural Wales and the Land Authority for economic regeneration. ...
- Do we really want to be Welsh? Meredith, Christopher // New Statesman;05/03/99, Vol. 128 Issue 4434, p33
Discusses the significance of the establishment of a Welsh Assembly on September 18, 1999. Tension between London Labour and Welsh Labour; Views on quasi-racist anti-Welsh comments in the press; Discussion on devolution in government.
- Move towards greater autonomy for Wales. // Planner;Nov2014, p7
The article reports on the meeting between the Wales Joint Exchequer Committee and the Welsh government for devolution of fiscal powers which was held on October 20, 2014.
- Meet the new Irish. // New Statesman;03/12/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 4528, p5
Laments the decline of Wales influence in politics and culture. How the Welsh people are portrayed; Importance for Wales to enhance its image both in Great Britain and abroad.
- Wales rejects timing of referendum. Dicken, Paul // Public Finance;6/4/2010, p11
The article reports on the political disputes regarding the timing of a referendum on devolution in Wales that had become the first challenge of relations between Westminster and Cardiff after the elections.
- How Blair revived the loonies. // New Statesman;02/28/2000, Vol. 129 Issue 4475, p5
Looks at the flaws of the devolution project that the Labour Party and British Prime Minister Tony Blair undertook for London, England and Wales. Creation of centers for protest and demand; Lack of tax-raising powers in the governments of London and Wales; Political leaders in London and Wales.