Devolution and Constitution


Divided Wales

Posted on 23 September 2019 by Professor Richard Wyn Jones

Welsh electoral politics in the democratic era has been defined by ‘one-partyism’. Labour has dominated Welsh elections for a century, following on from an earlier period of Liberal hegemony. In international comparative terms the grip of one-partyism makes Wales a very, very unusual case. Indeed, it’s hard to think of anywhere that is analogous. From
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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 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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