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When the going gets tough – analysing the Welsh Government Outline Draft Budget

When the going gets tough – analysing the Welsh Government Outline Draft Budget

Posted on 4 October 2018 by Guto Ifan

As he delivered the Outline Draft Budget for 2019-20, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance Mark Drakeford described this budget round as the “toughest yet”. This was the eighth Welsh Government […]

The income tax base in Wales – who’ll pay what to the Welsh Government?

The income tax base in Wales – who’ll pay what to the Welsh Government?

Posted on 23 July 2018 by Guto Ifan

From next April, the income tax paid by Welsh taxpayers will be partially devolved to the Welsh Government. UK government income tax rates paid in Wales will fall by 10p […]

Taxes in the draft Welsh Budget – Wales’ first ‘rabbit-out-of-hat’ moment?

Taxes in the draft Welsh Budget – Wales’ first ‘rabbit-out-of-hat’ moment?

Posted on 9 October 2017 by Guto Ifan

George Osborne’s Chancellorship was famously littered with headline-grabbing tax reforms, tax-hikes and give-aways. In style and politics, the ex-Chancellor may have very little in common with the Welsh Government’s Cabinet […]

Dude, where’s my consequentials?

Dude, where’s my consequentials?

Posted on 27 June 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 […]

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

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

Posted on 31 March 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 […]

What does the Autumn Statement mean for the Welsh Government budget? – Guto Ifan

What does the Autumn Statement mean for the Welsh Government budget? – Guto Ifan

Posted on 24 November 2016 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, estimating […]