An Englishman of forty years residence in Wales pontificates about politics (slightly off-message), films and trivia. Secretary of Aberavon and Neath Liberal Democrats. Candidate for Neath in the Westminster elections of 1997 & 2017 and the Welsh general election of 2016.
Thursday, 24 June 2010
Barry girl takes over Australia
Julia Gillard, who was born in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, became Australia's first female prime minister after Kevin Rudd resigned as PM and Labor leader. The Australian Broadcasting story is here.