Author Archives: Ed Jacobs

NHS in Wales – what the public thinks

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As the Welsh government issues a rebuff of the Daily Mail’s new campaign to undermine Labour’s credentials on the health service, Left Foot Forward looks at what the public in Wales thinks of the health service.

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Scottish Labour faces crisis of its own making

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For too long Labour has taken Scotland for granted. It is now paying the price.

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SNP most trusted to deliver for Scotland – Labour’s problems mount up

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In Glasgow, 40 per cent trusted the SNP most compared to 16 per cent who said Labour.

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A spirit of compromise is needed in Stormont

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A spirit of compromise is needed in abundance at today’s talks.

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The Welsh dragon awakens on devolution

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The Welsh first minister will today call for a new “Union mindset” that seeks to provide a greater voice and role for the devolved institutions in UK affairs.

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Labour’s Scottish headache continues

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Ed Miliband would do well to start fighting with ‘every fibre of his being’ in Scotland.

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The devolution debate gets ugly

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The consensus which sought to keep Scotland in the UK has well and truly ended.

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UKIP isn’t helping Labour

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With just seven months to go until the General Election, the electoral landscape has never been more unpredictable.

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Lamont pledges cap on childcare in Scotland

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Childcare costs should be no more than 10 per cent of median incomes, say Labour.

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Cameron rules out funding changes for Wales

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David Cameron’s ongoing battle over the future of devolution continues unabated as he opens yet another area of tension, this time with Wales.

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