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Devolution and Constitution

Watch launch of new Welsh Government policy paper on Brexit and devolution, and the academic reaction

Posted on 15 June 2017 by Lowri Jones

The Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University has hosted the launch of the Welsh Government’s latest policy paper on Brexit. Brexit and Devolution is a new document outlining the Welsh Government’s proposals for responding to the constitutional implications of the UK’s exit of the EU. The First Minister also outlined a proposal for a UK
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Devolution and Constitution

The youth vote in GE17: information Vs interaction

Posted on 9 June 2017 by Dr Sioned Pearce

Could sources of political party campaign ‘information’ vs social ‘interaction’ have overshadowed Brexit as a factor for young remain supporters in this general election? Dr Sioned Pearce considers this question in light of the GE17 results. Media coverage showing ‘huge divergence’ between polls days before the election last week had the youth vote as its
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Devolution and Constitution

Is 2017 the year the youth vote finally materialised?

Posted on 9 June 2017 by Lowri Jones

Less than one year after voting for Brexit, once again the UK finds itself trying to make sense of a shocking decision by the British electorate that almost nobody (with a couple of notable exceptions – take a bow YouGov and Survation) predicted. Dr Stuart Fox considers the role of the youth vote in the
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Devolution and Constitution

Brexit, the environment and devolution

Posted on 8 June 2017 by Lowri Jones

Dr Viviane Gravey, University of Belfast and Professor Andy Jordan, University of East Anglia, take a look at the manifestos in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to see how devolved governments are engaging with the environmental challenges posed by Brexit. Brexit raises a number of critical questions for the UK’s environment. A coalition of environmental campaign
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