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Wales Governance Centre

We undertake innovative research into all aspects of the law, politics, government and political economy of Wales, as well the wider UK and European contexts of territorial governance.

Follow @WalesGovernance on Twitter to see our latest research findings, comments on Welsh public policy and live events reporting.

We offer a selection of part-time and full-time postgraduate courses in law, government and politics as well as pathways into undergraduate study.

Our research covers some the most important issues in Wales today - Brexit, devolution, justice and juristiction and fiscal analysis.

Latest news

Claire Hanna, Member of Parliament for South Belfast

Rebuilding Relationships through a New Ireland: WGC Annual Lecture 2023

30 November 2023

The future of power-sharing and devolution will be under the spotlight as a leading SDLP politician visits Cardiff to deliver this year’s Wales Governance Centre Annual Lecture

Number of Welsh prisoners sleeping rough on release more than trebles in one year

15 November 2023

“Persistent set of problems” returns as the justice system recovers from Covid-19, report concludes

Weak incomes and gender pay gap holding back Welsh workers: Labour Market Update

13 November 2023

The Labour Market Update for Wales is the latest report from the Wales Fiscal Analysis team, and reveals a series of stark findings on work, wages and economic activity in Wales

Our events bring leading experts and public figures together to discuss public policy, politics, government and the law of Wales.