Tag Archives: politics

Senedd Election 2021 What’s it all about?

By now, you will have received at least ten flyers through your door from representatives standing in this year’s Senedd Election (did a quick count of my bundle on the dining table!). But what does it all mean? What are we voting for? Who are we voting for? Read on to find out… Understanding the […]

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Cardiff Climate Hustings

A Hustings is a meeting at which candidates in an election address potential voters. On the 6th of May, people in Wales will take to the polls to vote for their preferred Senedd representative and parties are currently campaigning across the country to try and secure support. People are passionate about many different topics and […]

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European elections: what’s it all about?

On Thursday 23rd of May, people in the UK will place their votes in the European Parliament elections, but some may ask why we are taking part if we voted to leave the European Union (EU) and some may ask, well, what’s it all about anyway?  Here we try and explain what it’s all about. […]

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Know your Cabinet Member: The Cardiff Council Cabinet; what it is, who’s in it and what it does

Cardiff Council has recently elected its Leader of the Council (our very own Splott Councillor, Huw Thomas).  One of the Leader’s first jobs is to select the members of the Cabinet.  But just what is the Cabinet and what does it do? To find out more about the role of the cabinet and who’s been […]

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Never mind Westminster! What about Splott?

Well snap!  The PM has gone and called a surprise general election, but before we get to place our X in the box in June and decide who’s sitting in the big chair for the foreseeable, there’s the not-so-small matter of our own local councillor elections to consider. One month before the general election, on […]

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Meet your Councillor Candidates: Zara England, Lib Dem

On May the 4th, the people of Splott will go to the polls to select their Councillors for the next four years.  In the build-up to the elections, Inksplott will run a series of interviews with candidates. Next up is Zara England, a candidate for the Liberal Democrats.   Inksplott: Hello!  Thank you for being […]

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Assembly Election 2016 – what’s it all about?

OK, so I’ll admit, I always vote.  I’m a Welsh woman; it’s pretty mandatory stuff.  Have I always fully understood the elections I’m voting in or what the parties stand for in total?  Erm, no, I’ll admit that I haven’t, but I’ve been determined to fully understand the upcoming Assembly Elections on the 5th of […]

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