4 Day Week Long Read Since Covid-19 struck and the UK went into lockdown, many have been discussing the ‘new normal’ and various campaign groups in Wales have begun pushing for a new raft of new policies to be... Read More Shared Prosperity Fund At present the United Kingdom (UK) receives money from the European Union (EU) so that it can invest in areas of the country that are considered under developed. With the UK leaving the EU there has... Read More CWS and Survation Polling Part 2 A Survation poll today released by the Centre for Welsh Studies reveals that the Labour Party are ahead in the polling by quite a margin on both the regional (36%) and constituency (40%) polls. The... Read More CWS and Survation Polling Part 1 Matthew MacKinnon, Director of the Centre for Welsh Studies said: The results of our poll clearly state that the Welsh people want to see the Welsh Government taking a pro-business, market led... Read More Universal Basic Income for Wales: Can it be achieved? Many on the centre and left of Welsh politics have flirted with the idea of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) in recent years. This idea has been around for centuries and has been discussed regularly... Read More The Centre for Welsh Studies is Wales’ first free market think tank. Our aim is simple: we want a freer, more prosperous Wales.