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Barry strikes again

Barry Beelzebub - my favourite columnist

Kathryn and her pals February 24

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Lord Elwyn Jones Memorial Lecture

Nia Griffith (Llanelli MP) - Lord Elwyn Jones Memorial Lecture for the WEA in Llanelli.This took place in Llanelli Town Hall.
Good evening, Ladies and Gentlemen, Noswaith dda Boneddigion.a Boneddigesau It is a great pleasure and honour to be here this evening, giving the Lord Elwyn Jones memorial lecture. Lord Elwyn Jones, a son of whom Llanelli can be rightly very proud served his fellow citizens as a Labour MP for 29 years, rising to become Attorney General and Later Lord Chancellor. I will return later in my lecture to say a few words about him.Well, if you are sitting comfortably, then I’ll begin. So Politicians, saints or sinners?Which do you want to hear about, the saints or the sinners? Saints you said – well, that’s obviously because you are hoping to go home early, because of course there’s not much to say about the saints. The sinners, they are far more interesting – that’s what sells papers, that’s what keeps the soap operas and reality shows going.In fact we can go right ba…