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First Minister drafts opposition leaders to help with Covid crisis

Posted on 2 April 2020 by Luke Nicholas

This post was written by Nye Davies and Luke Nicholas The First Minister’s decision to draft the leaders of the two largest opposition parties into his Cabinet Core Group is a unique constitutional development in the UK when it comes to the political handling of the pandemic. The move brings the Conservative leader Paul Davies
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Finance

The self-employed workforce in Wales

Posted on 26 March 2020 by Cian Sion

As the UK Chancellor prepares to announce a package of support for self-employed workers affected by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, this short blog posts sets out key facts about the self-employed workforce in Wales.
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Finance

Part 1: The ‘fiscal gap’ and the Welsh economy

Posted on 7 March 2020 by Cian Sion

In Part 1 of this three-part series, the Wales Fiscal Analysis team present the latest estimate of the fiscal deficit and reveal what this says about the nature of the Welsh economy as part of the UK.
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Finance

What do the latest population projections tell us about Wales?

Posted on 30 October 2019 by Cian Sion

The Wales Fiscal Analysis team share insights from the latest population projections and reveal that Wales may be on the verge of its first period of sustained population decline in nearly a century.
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