The weaknesses of the Welsh brand analysed, plus a report on the Assembly elections, a special focus on Welsh law, the lessons from Objective One and the need for a roadmap for economic growth in Wales. Community initiatives in the south Wales valleys and regeneration in Swansea and Rhyl.
The forthcoming Assembly elections previewed, plus a report on Time to Deliver the IWA’s examination of the policy options for Wales during the Assembly’s forthcoming third term. The social justice principles underpinning the Assembly Government’s policy approach. Sustainable development and what the Ryder Cup could do for Wales.
Lowering corporation tax to help the Welsh economy; connecting Cardiff with its hinterland; interview with Secretary of State, Peter Hain; Jeremy Beecham on his review of public service delivery; the Welsh baccalaureate assessed; investing in heritage and the environment and the demise of a distinctive Welsh dialect.
Successful Welsh product design; why Barnett should measure needs; new directions for Conservatism in Wales, plus a weakened Plaid Cymru’s prospects; the mayor for Cardigan campaign; what Europe is achieving for Wales; the linguistic message of the 2001 census; the case for a Welsh language daily newspaper; education spending.
Jan Morris looks back to Everest 50 years ago; Neil Kinnock on the single currency; the 2003 Assembly elections analysed; the work of the Wales Audit Office; the need for a Welsh science policy; setting a realistic target for Welsh living standards; Wales and England start to diverge on health policy.