Rhodri Morgan

Party special conferences
24 Apr 2015

Going to the party

No, not that kind of party - we're talking about special party conferences. A key lesson of our recent ‘ Working Together ’ report on power-sharing was coalition deals need to have the support of their party members; otherwise it’s a recipe for internal unrest, antipathy and a perceived lack of legitimacy. “The two key things to getting coalitions to work are legitimacy and negotiation.” These […]
20 Apr 2015

Taking your time

Some things can be done in a hurry, but forming a Government certainly shouldn't be one of them. In our recent report, Working Together , we set out the guidelines for forming power-sharing arrangements based on the experience of successful coalition and minority governments in Scotland, Wales and across the world. In 2010, the Liberal Democrats and Conservatives attempted to plan five years of […]