Shadow Minister for Culture visits Bilbao

David Melding AM - the Shadow Minister for Housing, Heritage, Culture and Media - and the rest of the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee have this week visited the Basque Country to learn about their language and broadcasting policies. 

Upfront letting fees to be banned in Wales by this autumn

The Senedd (Welsh Parliament) passed the Rental Fees Bill earlier this week which will ban a number of upfront letting fees and gives the Welsh Government the power to regulate certain other fees like holding deposits.

AM writes for the Western Mail

Wales is in the midst of a housing crisis.


Whilst you’re unlikely to find many who disagree with that statement, there is a great deal of debate over what should be done about it.