Communities and Culture

UK and Welsh waste policy after Brexit

Posted on 1 August 2017 by Richard Cowell

While it is possible that UK policy will continue to track the progress made by EU-level policies for a circular economy, a combination of Westminster government distraction, limited capacity and deregulatory ethos might lead to a flatlining of performance, in which recycling fails to increase and incineration takes up the slack. Whether devolved governments like
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EU Referendum: One Year On: The Brexit Election?

Posted on 28 June 2017 by Professor Roger 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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Brexit and Welsh Housing

Posted on 30 May 2017 by Steffan Evans

With the Brexit process having now started in earnest and a general election on the horizon, Steffan Evans takes a look at three challenges that housing associations in Wales will face as the Brexit process develops. One of the first significant challenges, and one of the debates set to dominate British politics in the next
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