Sharp End

Sharp End May 14th

On this week's programme, Adrian Masters was joined in the studio by Labour's Julie Morgan AM, Mark Isherwood AM for the Convervatives and Simon Thomas AM from Plaid Cymru to take a look at where we are with Brexit. We also hear from former-Conservative advisor Lauren McEvatt and Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford, while Owain Phillips has been off to Swansea in search of pirates.

Sharp End April 30th

In an extended programme featuring the first interview with Carwyn Jones since he announced that he will stand down as First Minister, Adrian Masters is joined by Jane Hutt AM, David Melding AM and Gareth Bennett AM. They also discuss the Welsh Labour leadership contest, the agreement between the Welsh and UK governments on devolved powers after Brexit. Meanwhile, Owain Phillips talks Brexit with "Best for Britain" campaigner Gina Miller.

Drakeford announces First Minister bid

Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford is the first to throw his hat in the ring to be the next First Minister. He told Adrian Masters he would bring experience to the role, but there should still be a contest.

Mr Drakeford said he would like the next First Minister to be chosen under the 'one member one vote' rule, rather than the party's current electoral college system.

Sharp End April 23rd

On an hour-long post-Welsh Labour conference programme, Adrian Masters was joined by Labour's Dawn Bowden AM, Mark Reckless AM from the Welsh Conservatives Assembly group, Sian Gwenllian AM for Plaid Cymru and political commentator Ashok Ahir, to talk about Carwyn Jones stepping down and who's in the frame to be the next First Minister.
We also caught up with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and got Carolyn Harris's reaction to being elected Welsh Labour deputy leader.

Sharp End April 16th

This week, Adrian Masters was joined by Cllr Bablin Molik for the Welsh Liberal Democrats, Russell George AM from the Welsh Conservatives and Wales Governance Centre's Prof Roger Awan-Scully to discuss Wales's poverty problems, the continuity bill and the Welsh Liberal Democrats' Spring conference. Meanwhile Owain Phillips was in Westminister as Theresa May faced MPs for the first time since the Syria strikes.

Sharp End April 9th

Adrian Masters is joined by Tonia Antoniazzi MP, Glyn Davies MP and Helen Mary Jones from the Morgan Academy at Swansea University. They discuss the Welsh Government's decision to stop co-operating with the Ministry of Justice's plans for new prisons, whether it's time for a new drugs policy, the fishing industry's concerns about Brexit and the row over the renaming of the Second Severn Crossing as the Prince of Wales Bridge.

Sharp End March 26th

On a hour-long programme, Adrian Masters was joined by Institute of Welsh Affairs director Auriol Miller, Plaid Cymru's Eurfyl ap Gwilym, Nick Ramsay from the Conservatives and Hefin David for Labour. Topics for discussion included the Plaid Cymru conference, Owen Smith's sacking and the Welsh Government commissioned review into justice and policing.

Sharp End March 19th

On this week's programme, Plaid Cymru's Llyr Gruffydd AM, Darren Millar AM from the Welsh Conservatives and Labour's Vikki Howells AM joined Owain Phillips in the studio to talk about Neil McEvoy's suspension and our latest poll. Adrian Masters also had an update from Westminster on the ongoing dispute over devolved powers post-Brexit.