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Devolution and Constitution, Economy and Trade, Innovation

Re-inventing regional policy for post-Brexit Britain

Posted on 26 April 2017 by Professor Kevin Morgan

With Brussels and London having radically different attitudes to regional policy, Professor Kevin Morgan looks at what lies ahead for UK regional policy post Brexit. In a two-part blog, he argues that when the reign of EU regional policy ends in 2020, there is a real opportunity to build on the best features of European
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Communities and Culture

Without European intervention, equality for disabled people in Britain would be a distant dream

Posted on 21 April 2017 by Professor Paul Chaney

Professor Paul Chaney asserts that European legislation has been a key driver of equality for disabled people and others with protected characteristics in the UK. He argues that going forward, vigilance will be an absolute necessity to ensure there is no reduction in disabled people’s rights and protections when the UK leaves the EU, and
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Devolution and Constitution

Brexit and Devolution: The UK Government’s bind

Posted on 20 April 2017 by Richard Percival

Now that Article 50 has been triggered and the Great Repeal Bill white paper published, the intensive discussions with the devolved administrations promised by UK Government should to begin. Richard Percival assesses the tricky legal road ahead for the Government if it is going to succeed without damaging Brexit plans, the Union and the constitution.
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Innovation

Building Welsh innovation networks that work for all post Brexit

Posted on 18 April 2017 by Dr Adrian Healy

The UK’s exit from the EU has the potential to transform the entire context of innovation policy, changing the nature of existing relationships and opening up new opportunities. In this shifting landscape, how can Wales build the networks necessary for innovation to thrive? Dr Adrian Healy offers some thoughts. Innovation has fundamentally shaped the world
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