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Radical Federalism and the Future of the Union

Radical Federalism and the Future of the Union

Posted on 18 January 2021 by Nye Davies

'We the people' This week saw the launch of ‘Radical Federalism’, a new group with the aim of fostering debate on the constitutional future of the UK. Headlining an event to […]

Keir Starmer’s ‘radical federalism’

Keir Starmer’s ‘radical federalism’

Posted on 10 April 2020 by Nye Davies

The election of Keir Starmer as Labour leader has come during one of the greatest crises that this country has faced. In contrast to the fanfare that usually greets a […]

Devolving Welfare: How well would Wales fare?

Devolving Welfare: How well would Wales fare?

Posted on 12 April 2019 by Cian Sion

As the Scottish Government prepares for the devolution of eleven welfare benefits to Holyrood, Cian Sion and Guto Ifan from the Wales Fiscal Analysis team explore the fiscal implications of devolving similar powers to Wales.

The Commission on Justice in Wales (Thomas Commission)

The Commission on Justice in Wales (Thomas Commission)

Posted on 9 October 2018 by Professor Daniel Wincott

An earlier version of this article was published at the UK Constitutional Law Association In autumn 2017 Carwyn Jones, First Minister of Wales, announced a Commission on Justice in Wales, […]

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 […]