Part II – Of the 62 countries that have become independent from the UK since WWII, only one had a referendum.
Part I – For years I’ve been telling anyone who’ll listen that Wales will be independent before Scotland. I still think that’s true.
The geography of mid-Wales makes it difficult to travel north-south, but it is not impossible, and there are a number of disused railway lines in mid-Wales which could be reinstated to create a new north-south rail route.
Between them, Severn Trent and United Utilities extract more than 1,100 million litres of water a day from Welsh reservoirs.
We have a unique opportunity to establish Wales as a world leader in tidal power.
As a party, Gwlad believes in a small-business driven economy which gives all stakeholders an equal opportunity within a free market.
The only way that life is ever going to get better in Wales is for the Labour party’s hegemony to be broken for good. What Wales needs more than anything else is a serious alternative that people in every part of Wales can vote for with confidence. We can be sure that the Conservative Party is never going to be that alternative.
It’s no secret that a key part of our policy portfolio – perhaps the centrepiece – is the concept of a Citizens’ Income, namely an amount of money to be paid to every working-age adult citizen of Wales to provide them with a basic income, regardless of whether they are in work or out of work, married or single, rich or poor. Some people call the same concept a ‘Universal Basic Income’ (UBI). Speaking personally it’s an idea I’m quite passionate about.