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Spending Review 2021 Preview: Better outlook for Welsh budget, but in context of huge post-pandemic pressures

19 October 2021

Issuing its latest Welsh Budget Update ahead of the Spending Review 2021 later this month, the researchers indicate that over the next three years, day-to-day spending on public services in Wales is set to grow by approximately 3% per year on average in real terms

WFA contributes to IFS Green Budget chapter on local government finance

7 October 2021

The chapter, which explores the impact of COVID-19 and planned social care reforms on local government, includes new analysis of the support provided to Welsh councils over the past 18 months

Brexit and the Island of Ireland: Brigid Laffan confirmed for Annual Lecture

23 September 2021

One of Ireland’s most distinguished academics will deliver the Wales Governance Centre’s 2021 Annual Lecture

University’s Welsh-language ambitions shared at Eisteddfod AmGen 2021

3 August 2021

Introduction to new Welsh Language Academy part of festival coverage

Share of people in Wales experiencing severe mental health issues more than doubled during pandemic, report finds

16 July 2021

“Significant resources” will be required for support services

“Classify HS2 as England-only”: MPs cite Wales Governance Centre evidence

14 July 2021

The treatment of HS2 as an ‘England and Wales’ project by the Treasury means that unlike Scotland and Northern Ireland, Wales does not receive additional funds as a result of spending on the project in England

Video and Transcript: Counsel General speech outlines plans for constitution

7 July 2021

The Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution delivered a speech for Cardiff University's Wales Governance Centre this week

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Constitution-Building, Welsh style

29 June 2021

With the creation of a new commission to lead a national civic conversation being anticipated following the Senedd elections in May, the Wales Governance Centre convened an academic workshop to gather reflections from past constitution-building processes in Wales

New Counsel General to call for ‘national civic conversation’

21 June 2021

The Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution will set out how he intends to “engage the people of Wales in shaping a new vision for a strong Wales in a successful UK”

Agriculture and the Rural Economy in the frame for Governance After Brexit seminar

17 June 2021

The next academic seminar in a series by Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre has been announced, with agriculture and the rural economy taking the spotlight