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An electric few weeks in Wales…So what’s next?

Yn y Gymraeg yma Phew! Well, we’re not used to political drama in Cardiff Bay of the scale witnessed over the past few weeks. With the election resulting in Labour winning 29 of 60 seats,...

Posted 31 May 2016

A stagnating Senedd?

In general, diversity in Parliaments is on the rise across the UK and the world. But it’s by no means inevitable, or uniform – and making our often archaic institutions reflect the public they represent...

Posted 25 Apr 2016

Let’s make sure every voice is heard in Wales

There are now just a couple of weeks until the Welsh Assembly election. Parties are coming out with their policies for the next Assembly thick and fast. So we’re calling on parties to revitalise democracy in...

Posted 18 Apr 2016

A diverse democracy: Building a Wales for all

At its heart, democracy is a celebration of variety. Democracy requires that arguments are tested, scrutinised and checked, from inception to delivery. That’s why it’s important that the backgrounds of those doing that are as...

Posted 15 Apr 2016

Good news for Welsh elections

The UK Government today released their draft Wales Bill, continuing the process of the Silk Commission through to the St David’s Day declaration. It is clear that these proposals – in particular how powers are...

Posted 20 Oct 2015