Hasn’t the world changed recently. According to my Mam this lot used to eat Miners’ babies for breakfast….
Wales is blessed with a vibrant heritage,
two national languages and an
outstanding sporting tradition. Our
national community was among the first
to emerge in Europe. We have a literary
tradition that dates back to the sixth
century. Yet while devolution has brought
renewed self-confidence to Wales,
successive Labour-led WAGs have failed
to take enough pride in Welsh cultural
traditions. There is often little knowledge
of Wales beyond our borders. As a result
the world’s greatest castles remain
relatively obscure. The chance to
strengthen legislation for the Welsh
language was ducked. And other
opportunities have been missed to
protect and cultivate Welsh heritage.
A NEW VOICE
A Welsh Conservative Assembly
Government will give Wales a big,
confident ‘brand’ identity with heritage at
its core. We will enhance the full
potential of national treasures like the
Welsh language and the finest medieval
castles in the world. We want to spark a
renaissance in the creative industries, in
both the medium of English and Welsh.
While Wales has in recent years become
a venue for major sporting events, we will
invest further in this vital area.
A WELSH CONSERVATIVE
Create a Bilingual Nation
– Introduce a Charter-Mark for
businesses which will recognise Welsh
language services. The scheme will be
voluntary but will offer incentives for
bilingual signage and Welsh language
training for front-line staff.
– Work towards one million Welsh
speakers by 2031 and 1.5 million by
2051 in a truly bilingual Wales.
– Legislate to enshrine the official status
and equality of the Welsh and English
languages in Wales and the
independence of the Welsh Language
– Offer a package of support to parents
and guardians of children in Welsh
medium schools, to include help to
– Support Eisteddfodau across Wales.
Good grief – I could have written that myself….(except for the castles – I’d knock them down…)