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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

Money and graph

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