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Bevan and Wales

The difference between sheep: Bevan and the ‘Welsh Day’ debate

Posted on April 26, 2017 by Nye Davies

The debate over devolution had been taking place throughout the 20th century. In October 1944 a “Welsh Day” debate was held in the House of Commons to discuss matters that solely concerned Wales, as “a nation with a living language of its own…and its own culture”[1]. One member of the House who took part in
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EU, Housing

Brexit and Welsh Housing

Posted on April 19, 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 of the challenges that will face housing associations in Wales as the Brexit process develops. One of the debates that seems set to dominate British politics over the next two years is
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Finance

Income inequality and the 1% in Wales – an analysis of taxpayer data

Posted on March 31, 2017 by Guto Ifan

This article was written by Guto Ifan. Guto joined the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University as a research assistant on the Government Expenditure and Revenue Wales (GERW) project, analysing public finances in Wales. Given the shattering, generation-shaping magnitude of the great recession, it’s not surprising that interest (and anger) about inequality has returned with
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Bevan and Wales

Aneurin Bevan and Wales

Posted on March 7, 2017 by Nye Davies

In a previous article I mentioned that this year marks 120 years since the birth of Aneurin Bevan. The post contained a discussion on the legacies of Bevan and another Welsh political giant, David Lloyd George, and their places within Welsh political tradition. As part of my research into the political thought of Aneurin Bevan, I
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