What's wrong with Wales

Sunday, January 16, 2005

What's wrong with elected officials

First, Simon Thomas plays to the gallery by trying to impeach Tony Blair. Now Alan Pugh goes for cheap populism by pushing for a review of the law on wearing and displaying Nazi regalia.

Meantime, the NHS in Wales goes down the pan and our economy remains a basket-case relying on mismanaged taxpayer subsidies. Great stuff.


Recently-published cabinet minutes reveal that "ministers discussed and agreed a proposal that members of the cabinet should give a presentation to London-based journalists on the achievements of the assembly government.

"There was a need for proactive rather than reactive communication of the assembly government's messages and ministers requested a list of ten key messages to be communicated."
[The BBC's Wales@Westminster weblog]