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Why is the Welsh Government at war with culture?

January 5, 2024 12 Comments
Why is the Welsh Government at war with culture?

In December 2023 the Welsh Government published its draft budget for 2024-25, a ‘budget to protect the services which matter most to you’.  As expected, the overall budget is seriously inadequate, thanks to the Westminster Government’s economic incompetence and its determination to impose Austerity Mark II on public services in advance of pre-election tax cuts.  […]

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Yn eisiau: Arlywydd Cymru

May 18, 2018 0 Comments
Yn eisiau: Arlywydd Cymru

Mae ein Brenhines cyn wydn â lledr.  Nid yw’n dangos chwaith unrhyw awydd i ildio ei lle’n fuan.  Ond yn hwy neu’n hwyrach bydd ei gorsedd yn wag, ac oni bai am ddamwain, neu benderfyniad annhebygol iawn, Charles Windsor a fydd yn dilyn ei fam, fel Brenin Charles III.  Neu fel ‘George VII’, os nad […]

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The Home Rule All Round movement

November 28, 2015 0 Comments
The Home Rule All Round movement

To get a swift appreciation of the whole sweep of Welsh history for a current project, I’ve been re-reading John Davies’s great Hanes Cymru / A history of Wales (rev. ed. 2007). It’s a big book but the pleasure of reading it is even bigger. Especially when you pause in your reading to remember John […]

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