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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

Research identifies STV lessons for Wales

3 March 2021

The report was commissioned by the Welsh Government and adds to the evidence base to allow authorities to implement STV in Wales in the future

McAllister campaign website goes live

26 February 2021

The former Wales national team captain is running for UEFA’s women’s position on the FIFA Council

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Welsh Election Study team gears up for 2021 Senedd race

11 February 2021

The study will be used to analyse topics including the identities and values of voters, the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, and attitudes to tax devolution