Big launch, small vision.
The Green Party doesn't appear to have thought about their EU policy very much.
Cutting the deficit and growing the economy are central to the Labour Manifesto.
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A key tenet of the Labour Party’s manifesto is reducing the budget deficit year-on-year through the lifetime of the next parliament.
Labour’s defence policy might sound good, but it’s mainly empty rhetoric.
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On defence, the Labour manifesto is full of fine words, but lacking in substance.
Miliband’s skills policy: a pathway to a career, or a dead end?
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Labour should be commended for its commitment to high-quality apprenticeships, but it's hard to say if the party's policies are part of a pathway, or a dead end.
It may be costed, but that doesn’t mean it will work.
Labour’s 2015 manifesto aims to improve life for children and it suggests that one effective means of achieving that aim is to invest in early years’ provision. The claim is that a child’s language development…
Time to get serious on tax avoidance.
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The Labour Party has put tackling tax avoidance firmly on the election agenda.
Our experts crunch the evidence on Labour's big ticket policies.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.
Labour's health manifesto does not rule out all NHS privatisation, despite vowing to protect service's public status.
Plaid Cymru want to expand the Welsh government’s Bwcabus service.
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Regulators, rebates and retaining bus services - Plaid's transport policy offers a lot, but little explanation on how to fund it.
The EU is not top of the agenda in this little book.
Above and beyond a defence of membership, the manifesto makes little in the way of pledges about EU policy.
There’s an energised debate over power sources in Wales.
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Plaid looks left as energy manifesto fuels talk of a Green-SNP alliance.
Plaid’s education manifesto comes straight from the history books.
Plaid hits out at the "smacking defence" in otherwise typical education manifesto.
Sheep farming would be protected by an Animal Welfare Commissioner.
Plaid Cyrmu's agricultural policies clash with Wales' current course of action.
Plaid Cymru are seeking to rally powers to Wales.
It's not news that Plaid Cymru want more powers for Wales, but there's more to their proposals than meets the eye.
Pull up another (20) chairs.
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Plaid Cymru calls for fewer Welsh MPs and English Votes for English Laws.
If they want to get kids on the pitch, Plaid will have to address inequalities.
Plaid Cymru scores with Inspire Wales programme, but fails to grasp the bigger picture when it comes to sports.
Plaid Cymru’s tax policies won’t go far unless they address productivity.
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Though the Plaid Cymru manifesto contains some commendable fiscal reforms, the measures are unlikely to boost productivity.
Plaid Cymru will appeal to voters who oppose austerity.
Plaid's numbers on growth add up, but their policies could end up costing the taxpayer.
Highly skilled migrant? Student? Refugee? You’d be welcome in Wales.
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Plaid Cymru's immigration policies might be good for Wales, but don't square with the rest of the UK.
Plaid want police to acknowledge the needs of victims - but how?
According to our expert, Plaid Cyrmu's crime manifesto is window dressing with uncosted goods.