Making foreign policy relevant at home

David Milliband
On 16 October 2008 the Foreign Secretary, David Miliband, addressed a joint meeting of the Institute of Welsh Affairs and Cardiff Business Club at the St. David’s Hotel, Cardiff. His speech, given at the height of the banking crisis dealt with the implications of the crisis, the lessons of global engagement and its relevance for Wales.

So why has she decided to stand down?

Lee Waters, Sustrans Cymru Director: I was as surprised as anyone. The night before she told her constituency party that she wouldn’t be contending the next election, Jane Davidson attended a meeting of the Sustrans Cymru Advisory Board. She struck everyone present as being passionate and engaged with her brief. So why then is she […]

Welsh funds

James Foreman-Peck, Cardiff Business School: Yesterday saw the creation of an Assembly Government Commission to recommend how Wales’ Government should be funded. The Commission needs to address three essential points. The first is the block grant from UK central government that currently pays for devolved services, together with the Barnett formula, which determines changes in […]