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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

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‘Way forward’ needed as new report reveals cost of ‘free personal care’ for older adults in Wales

23 October 2020

Researchers at Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre have unveiled a new report looking at the lessons that can be learnt from the introduction of Free Personal Care in Scotland, and examining the possible implications of implementing the same policy in Wales

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UK internal market principles will create distrust within the union, says new report

17 October 2020

New rules on the UK’s internal market will undermine devolution and create distrust between the governments of the United Kingdom, according to a new report

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Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives

14 October 2020

Panel discussion at Festival of Social Sciences to examine EU role in peace process

Events

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