Long Reads

A constitutional continuum

Posted on 19 March 2018 by Glyndwr Cennydd Jones

The UK is a unitary state comprising England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, all of which are intrinsically linked culturally and historically in modern times through shared industrial, political and international experiences. Devolution aimed to address a measure of perceptible disenchantment due to unease with over-centralisation whilst retaining sovereignty in the hands of the Westminster
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Brexit and Welsh firms

Posted on 21 February 2018 by Professor Max Munday

A great deal of air time has been given to the Brexit process and what the ‘final’ outcome might mean for consumers, industries and the environment in Wales. Welsh Government recently released a report, ‘Trade Policy: The Issues for Wales’, to look at this issue. Cardiff Business School helped shape some of the report’s conclusions
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Brexit and the Welsh Economy

Posted on 11 December 2017 by James Foreman-Peck

One idea of the Welsh economy is what the Welsh Government can influence with its economic policy instruments.  This conception directs concern about Brexit to the new potential policy tools that arise from the repatriation of powers from Brussels, especially agricultural subsidies. Welsh agriculture is more subsidised than English, so Welsh farmers are naturally interested
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