[Illustration: Dr. Mahmood Elsayed and surgeon Mr. Philip Moore; Welsh-speaking immigrants. Sadly not high on the Welsh Government’s agenda. Image credit: BBC Wales] The political Left has long abandoned any…
ONE of Wales’s foremost writers in the 20th century reached a very special milestone this week, as he celebrated his 100th birthday.
Discussions about Gwlad’s unique policy of Citizens’ Income and Flat Tax tend to concentrate on the former (i.e. the income), and ignore the latter (i.e. the tax) altogether. Yet the two are tightly bound together. As I’ve attempted to explain elsewhere, our intention is not, in fact, that individuals should end up paying significantly more or less net tax than they do already. In this article I hope to explain how this relates directly to the NHS.
Details are emerging of the betrayal of the people of Carmarthenshire, and the Swansea Bay City Region as a whole, by the less than noble proponents of the “Flagship” Wellness Neurosciences Village planned to create jobs and prosperity in Llanelli. The whole mess is not yet fully investigated but the theme of the reports to date is that the scheme was never properly planned or thought out and some of its leading proponents were clearly lacking in honesty, integrity, objectivity and impartiality.
How did so many small European states achieve independence in the 20th Century and astonishing prosperity in the 21st, whilst Wales failed to do any of this despite everything having been apparently in its favour?