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Welsh and Scottish Election Studies to be unveiled to the public

27 May 2021

Event will mark the first detailed analysis of the 2021 Scottish and Welsh Election Studies

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

Covid-19 to cause NHS funding pressures for many years to come, new report finds

9 April 2021

The report finds there is a significant funding gap between projected consequentials stemming from health spending by the UK government in England and total funding pressures for the NHS in Wales, including the legacy costs of the pandemic

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Party manifestos to be analysed ahead of Senedd elections

1 April 2021

Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre will hold an online event and publish an Election Series of reports looking at party manifesto commitments and the anticipated fiscal outlook for Wales

‘Double whammy’ on Rail funding: £500m lost to Wales since 2011 and a future funding squeeze to come, says new report

22 March 2021

The report finds that under a fully devolved system, Wales could have received an extra £514m investment in its rail infrastructure between 2011-12 and 2019-20

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‘Devolution anxiety’ among English voters driving change in British politics, academics conclude

10 March 2021

Future of England Survey has followed public opinion for a decade.

Nederland Beslist | The Netherlands Decides 2021: Wales Governance Centre Briefing

8 March 2021

With Wales also set to hold a national election during the pandemic, and the possibility of another coalition government in Cardiff Bay, there are sure to be insights to be drawn from this discussion with our near neighbours

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Welsh fiscal boost next year to be followed by cutbacks to spending plans, says new budget report

5 March 2021

The UK Government’s decisions to cut back on pre-pandemic, non-virus spending plans for 2021-22 onwards will reduce the projected increase to the Welsh budget by approximately £600 million a year