Theo Davies-Lewis

It’s time to devolve the Welsh Conservatives

Boris Johnson holds the Conservative's Welsh Manifesto (photo: Getty)

Coronavirus has exposed the main weakness of Welsh Conservatives: as an essentially regional branch of an English party, its success has always relied on its national parent. This structure has made it a strong political force too. In December, the sweeping majority Boris Johnson won was largely down to his successful penetration of Red Wall seats, many of which were in North Wales.

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