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Video: Welsh Budget Outlook 2021

22 December 2021

Numbers crunched ahead of unprecedented budget for Wales

Funding co-operation agreement policies achievable given fiscal outlook, report says

8 December 2021

Welsh budget boosted by increase in UK government funding

Wales Governance Centre named in Co-operation Agreement

1 December 2021

A new Co-operation Agreement between the Welsh Government and Plaid Cymru includes a commitment to work with Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre

Cardiff University researchers join £10m centre for inclusive trade policy

29 November 2021

ESRC-funded centre to support government decision making

Cathays Park Crown Building

Looking ahead to Welsh budget day

18 November 2021

Wales Fiscal Analysis team announce Welsh budget outlook event

Welsh budget boosted – but cost of living challenge looms

28 October 2021

The Welsh budget is set for a £1.6bn boost in 2022-23 as a result of yesterday’s UK budget, according to a report from Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre. But significant cost of living pressures loom ahead of the winter, with households facing rising gas and electricity prices

Video: Brexit and the island of Ireland

26 October 2021

One hundred years on from the partition of Ireland, Brigid Laffan delivered a lecture which analysed the Irish state’s response to Brexit, with a particular focus on the ‘Europeanisation’ of the border on the island

Professor Laura McAllister outside café

Governance expert to lead national conversation on Wales’ future

20 October 2021

Commission to consider nation’s place in Union and Welsh independence

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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