Governance and constitution
Our publications investigate and examine standing for election in Wales, what an effective National Assembly looks like and all aspects of devolution.
Unpacking Diversity: Barriers and incentives to standing for election to the National Assembly for Wales
1 July 2018
Academics from the Wales Governance Centre and London Metropolitan University studied what motivates and discourages people from considering running for election to the National Assembly.
1 November 2016
This report offers a framework based around first principles about what an electoral system seeks to do.
1 September 2015
The report examines the policy decisions required and the wider political and public debate that must take place before a satisfactory reserved powers model of devolution can be developed for Wales.
1 February 2016
The report provides an expert commentary and assessment of the detailed provisions set out in the Draft Wales Bill published in October 2015.
1 November 2014
The third Future of England survey, undertaken by the Wales Governance Centre and the University of Edinburgh forms the basis for this report.
1 February 2014
This is a policy response to the House of Commons Welsh Affairs Select Committee on the Draft Wales Bill
1 January 2014
This report concentrates on the proposed reform to National Assembly for Wales (NAW) elections regarding ‘dual candidacy’.