Sharp End

Sharp End July 30th

In the last Sharp End before the summer break, Adrian Masters quizzed the two contenders to be the next Welsh Conservative leader - South West Wales AM Suzy Davies and Preseli Pembrokeshire AM Paul Davies. We'll be back on September 3rd.

Sharp End July 16th

This week Adrian Masters was joined by Labour's Jenny Rathbone AM, Darren Millar AM for the Conservatives and Colegau Cymru chief executive Iestyn Davies to discuss Brexit and the prospect of expanding the Assembly. Plus Owain Phillips was in Brussels with the First Minister as he met with the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier.

Sharp End July 9th

Sharp End was only off air for three weeks and suddenly we have four leadership contests in the Assembly and another UK Government crisis. Joining Owain Phillips to discuss Brexit, leadership and the fun and games awaiting Assembly Members over the summer were Vikki Howells AM for Labour, Dr Dai Lloyd AM for Plaid Cymru and Nick Ramsay AM from the Welsh Conservatives.
We also heard from the latest Labour member to join the First Minister race - Huw Irranca-Davies.

Andrew RT Davies won't be 'sulking on the back benches'

Former Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies AM says he won't dwell on the past after resigning his post.

Speaking to our political editor Adrian Masters for the first time since standing down last week, Mr Davies said he won't sulk on the back benches, but that a range of issues had led to him his decision.

Sharp End June 11th

On this week's programme, Brexit is back in the Commons, so Owain Phillips was joined by Chris Davies MP and Stephen Kinnock MP in Westminster. Meanwhile back in the studio, Adrian Masters discussed the Labour leadership and the latest candidate to throw her name into the hat, Eluned Morgan, with guests UKIP Assembly leader Caroline Jones AM, Labour's Mike Hedges AM and Mark Reckless AM from the Welsh Conservative Assembly group.

We're taking a break for a few weeks while the World Cup is on, we'll be back on July 9th.

Eluned Morgan joins list of First Minister hopefuls

She's been an MEP and sits in the House of Lords and now Eluned Morgan says she wants to be the next First Minister. Speaking to Adrian Masters, the Mid and West Wales AM says she wants to be the 'change candidate' against Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford, who has already declared, and Health Secretary Vaughan Gething who says he wants to be on the ballot.

When asked if she has the required five AMs to support her bid, Ms Morgan admitted she hasn't actually approached anyone yet, but said she has been focussing on finding our what the people of Wales want.

Sharp End June 4th

This week Adrian Masters was joined by Welsh Local Government Association leader Cllr Debbie Wilcox, Plaid Cymru MP Ben Lake and chairman of the Welsh Conservatives Byron Davies. They discussed the new rail franchise, the UK Government's Wylfa Newydd announcement, and the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon. We also heard from Swansea East MP Carolyn Harris and Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns.