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Wales Governance Centre

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

Wales in a Post-Brexit world

13 March 2019

Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre has announced a strong line-up of speakers for its joint event with the Welsh Centre for International Affairs on the evening of March 27th.

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Taxpayers in Wales are paying more money for fewer services, according to report

7 February 2019

Taxpayers in Wales are paying more money for fewer services as local authorities attempt to plug a funding gap of nearly £1bn, research reveals.

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Wales imprisonment rate highest in Western Europe

16 January 2019

Wales has the highest imprisonment rate in Western Europe, according to research by Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre.

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