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Will Wales’ economic strategies weather the post-Brexit storm?

Posted on 16 January 2018 by Professor Kevin Morgan

Last month saw the Welsh Government put some meat on the bones of its plans to grow the Welsh economy in a post-Brexit landscape. Professor Kevin Morgan examines those plans in more detail and considers some of the challenges that pave the road ahead.  A bit like the proverbial bus, we had a long wait
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Brexit and Wales update from the Wales Governance Centre – December 2017

Posted on 18 December 2017 by Richard Martin

Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre organised a public event on 13th December 2017 to share the latest information and data available on Brexit and Wales. The event featured the four talks below covering different aspects of the legal, economic, social and constitutional of Brexit. Dr Ed Poole on Brexit and the economy of Wales: Dr
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Economy and Trade

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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Environmental protection after Brexit: A race to the bottom?

Posted on 7 December 2017 by Annegret Engel

Environmental protection in the UK is largely influenced by EU legislation which traditionally sets high standards across Member States. Brexit will allow the UK to divert from those higher standards, thus introducing a more liberal approach in relation to environmental protection. The EU Withdrawal Bill indicates that current EU legislation will initially be transposed into
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