Professor Roger Awan-Scully

Professor Roger Awan-Scully

Professor of Political Science, Wales Governance Centre


Latest posts

Brexit and Wales

Posted on 29 March 2018 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

Wales voted for Brexit – to the undisguised shock of nearly all its political and socio-economic elites. The Leave vote severely undermined the long-cultivated self-image of Wales: a vision, sustained by the nation’s long electoral aversion to the Conservative Party, of Wales as a more politically progressive nation than its English neighbour. That vision was
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EU Referendum: One Year On: The Brexit Election?

Posted on 28 June 2017 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

On the first anniversary of the EU Referendum, academics from Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre came together at a public event to explore some of the legal, political and financial issues attached to Brexit, considering Welsh, British and European dimensions. During the event, Profressor Roger Scully questioned whether the UK General Election 2017 was really
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The loneliness of the devolutionist unionist

Posted on 3 May 2017 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

Brexit will clearly have enormous implications for the UK’s external relations. But it is also having a large impact on the UK’s internal politics: it has already helped reignite the Scottish independence issue, and played a significant role in the latest bout of political turbulence in Northern Ireland. Things are rather less dramatic in Wales.
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