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The independence debate needs a dose of honesty – but it’s unlikely to come from inside the Senedd

Wednesday saw the Senedd debate independence for the first time as Plaid Cymru put forward a motion arguing that the right to call a referendum should reside in Wales, not Westminster.

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Support for independence up in St. David’s Day Poll – support for Senedd’s abolition flat

Support for Welsh independence has risen again in the latest yearly St. David’s Day Poll, with 11% supporting independence in a multi-option question compared to just 7% last year.

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A hostile Westminster is waking Wales up to independence – will Welsh Labour wake up too?

I’ve purposefully waited to write this article until now.

Until Roger Awan-Scullly’s latest poll showing Labour in second place in Assembly and Westminster voting intentions, until Boris’ ‘tour’ and creation of a ‘Minister of the Union’ (or is it ‘for’ the union…his spokespeople don’t seem to know the difference); until our First Minister had had a chance to meet with the reality of where we are.


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Wales may have to reassess independence if the UK breaks up, First Minister says

First Minister Mark Drakeford has indicated that his government would reconsider Welsh independence as an option, if the UK broke up.

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