The Fallacy of Universal Basic Income By Charlie Evans So the cat is out the bag. Mark Drakeford has announced the radical project of a “universal basic income” is to be trialled in Wales. It was an initiative that was laughed at just... Read More Housing Policy in Wales This report examines some of the key issues around the topic of housing in Wales. At the Centre for Welsh Studies, we believe that it is crucial for policymakers to address the housing needs and... Read More Andrew RT Davies MS – After years of failure, it’s time for a new economic path for Wales What have Labour done for Wales’s poorest communities over their 22 years in power? Let’s be honest, not a lot. Before the pandemic, Wales had the slowest growing economy in the UK. ... Read More Richard Suchorzewski – I call on all the people of Wales to put Country before party In recent months there has been a whisper in the Welsh wind. If you close your eyes you can almost hear it now – “abolish, abolish, abolish.” That's how these political articles are supposed to... Read More Promoting a Better and More Competitive Tax System in Wales This report endorses fiscal responsibility, equitable and simple tax structures, and economic growth in Wales. Ultimately, it promotes the pursuit of a fairer and low tax economy, and as a... 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.