What now for Labour’s local government reforms?

Welsh Conservatives will hold a debate this afternoon on Welsh Labour’s controversial new plans to reorganise local government. However, the First Minister’s announcement that he intends to stand down has cast fresh doubt on the proposals.

Agreement reached on EU Withdrawal Bill

The UK Government and the Welsh Government today confirmed that they have reached an agreement on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill that will be tabled in the UK Parliament tomorrow.

Welsh Baccalaureate too complex says exams watchdog

A review by exams watchdog – Qualifications Wales – has found that the Welsh Baccalaureate if “too complex” and teachers, pupils and parents do not fully understand it.

Responding, Shadow Education Secretary, Darren Millar, said: