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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 […]

Devolved taxes, the Welsh budget and a no-deal Brexit

Devolved taxes, the Welsh budget and a no-deal Brexit

Posted on 25 September 2019 by Cian Sion

A no-deal Brexit would affect the Welsh budget in various ways, likely reducing future growth in spending and creating extra pressures on the spending side of the budget. In this blog post, the Wales Fiscal Analysis team explore another channel through which the Welsh budget may be affected by a no-deal Brexit – through the effect on devolved tax revenues.

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, […]

What does Aneurin Bevan’s legacy mean today?

What does Aneurin Bevan’s legacy mean today?

Posted on 5 July 2018 by Nye Davies

Today marks the 70th anniversary since the creation of the NHS. It is an institution which has become part of the social fabric of British society. When celebrations of the […]

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 […]

Aneurin Bevan and the ‘claim of Wales’

Aneurin Bevan and the ‘claim of Wales’

Posted on 26 June 2017 by Nye Davies

As part of the ‘Aneurin Bevan and Wales’ series, Nye Davies analyses Bevan’s 1947 article ‘The Claim of Wales’ 70 years on from its publication Wales in Bevan’s thought It […]

The difference between sheep: Bevan and the ‘Welsh Day’ debate

The difference between sheep: Bevan and the ‘Welsh Day’ debate

Posted on 26 April 2017 by Nye Davies

The debate over devolution had been taking place throughout the 20th century. In October 1944 a “Welsh Day” debate was held in the House of Commons to discuss matters that […]

Aneurin Bevan and Wales

Aneurin Bevan and Wales

Posted on 7 March 2017 by Nye Davies

In a previous article I mentioned that this year marks 120 years since the birth of Aneurin Bevan. The post contained a discussion on the legacies of Bevan and another Welsh […]