Cardiff’s Shared Prosperity Fund Conference

Posted on 23 July 2019 by Professor Kevin Morgan

Last week Cardiff University hosted a conference to debate the forthcoming Shared Prosperity Fund (SPF), the UK’s post-Brexit replacement for EU Structural Funds. It was the fastest registration process I’d ever known as a conference convenor, with attendees from across Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland and some of the English city-regions. Why the strong interest? The
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The UK automotive sector crisis: is it Brexit?

Posted on 14 June 2019 by Professor Peter Wells

Long before the referendum on leaving the European Union, the automotive industry was warning of dire consequences. For decades the UK has been a great location to access EU markets. Successive rounds of investment underpinned growth in production, with over 80% of output exported. The decision to leave, and the uncertainty over how to leave,
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The challenge to Westminster

Posted on 20 May 2019 by Glyndwr Cennydd Jones

In September 2017, the booklet Towards Federalism and Beyond was launched by Lord David Owen, Gwynoro Jones, Lord Elystan Morgan and me. In February 2018, we followed up with a pamphlet titled Brexit, Devolution and the Changing Union 2018. On the 20th anniversary of establishing the National Assembly of Wales, this article explores the need
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