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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

Video: Senedd election pledges and fiscal outlook analysed by WFA team

28 April 2021

The Wales Fiscal Analysis team held a pre-election webinar on the financial outlook and party manifesto commitments

Tough outlook for Welsh budget a ‘wake-up call’ for Welsh parties

22 April 2021

Post-pandemic pressures await next Welsh Government, report concludes

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Welsh local authorities face substantial funding gap next year, new report finds

16 April 2021

According to the analysis, this funding gap amounts to £178 million in 2022−23, and averages £132 million a year between 2023−24 and 2025−26, posing a substantial challenge for the next government


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