Labour’s new economic plan an ‘admission of failure’

Plans for an ‘economic contract’ to change the way Welsh Government offers financial support to businesses have been announced today. However, Welsh Conservatives have described the £50m fund as an “admission of failure”.

Andrew RT Davies' speech to Welsh Conservative Conference

Just over 12 months ago – when we last gathered for our annual conference – we were gearing up towards the local government elections.


We went into those elections with optimism – looking to make gains across Wales.


First Minister downplays expectations over rail franchise

Outgoing First Minister – Carwyn Jones – has sought to reduce expectations around the impact of the new rail franchise in Wales.

Speaking today, he has warned passengers that substantial changes including new carriages and electric services are “not going to happen overnight”.