By Michael Cole and Laura McAllister

Slap bang in the middle of the cultural, commercial and educational heart of our capital city, the Cardiff Central constituency has been reflective of some of the most significant electoral trends in Wales ever since 1918, when a similar, single-MP seat was first carved out in the middle of the…

By Jeff Jones* and Laura McAllister

It’s a bit of a platitude to say that Ynys Mon (or Anglesey as the constituency was formerly known) is a rather unique constituency. The name gives it away- like the Isle of Wight, it is an island constituency but, with 53,000 voters, has an electorate half the size of…

Clear red water, one-legged ducks, reciting Welsh Commonwealth Games records from the 1950s, and understanding the role of coalitions and political conciliation to stabilise our young democracy. These are the things I remember most about Rhodri Morgan (although, who ever needed to use his last name?).

I spoke to Rhodri…

by Jeff Jones and Laura McAllister

Five weeks from the General Election, I’ll be adding a few interesting constituency profiles here on the blog. Now, aside from being my home patch and clearly the best place to live in Wales, it seems that the Bridgend seat has been elevated to “interesting” status in this election. That’s…

Laura McAllister

Professor Wales Governance Centre, Cardiff University; Devolution specialist; ex-Wales international footballer, former Chair Sport Wales, Former Board UK Sport

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