War on obesity: Nanny state meddling? Or overdue action?

War on obesity: Nanny state meddling? Or overdue action?

This long read was put together by CWS Director, Matthew MacKinnon & CWS Chief Operations Officer, Edward Sumner: There is clearly a problem with obesity in the UK and across the world, this problem has been growing decade upon decade and after various campaigns...
Securing the Union and delivering for Wales

Securing the Union and delivering for Wales

An article written by Cardiff Councillor and Prospective Senedd Member for Cardiff North – Joel Williams:  I may regret saying this on the record… but I do agree with Tony Blair- albeit on only on a fewthings. One of those things is his apparent desires for...
CWS Summer Statement Response

CWS Summer Statement Response

On Wednesday we saw a new economic package unveiled, the size of which we have not seen before in this country. Rishi Sunak has announced a package worth 30bn for the UK, of which Welsh Government will get an extra 500m, this is on top of the 2.8bn extra given to the...
What should the “new normal” be?

What should the “new normal” be?

An article written by Jonathan Morgan, former Conservative Assembly Member and Shadow Minister: The past few months have taught us a lot about ourselves. Our resilience as a nation, our ability as individuals to adapt to a fast changing environment where work, family...
UBI in Wales: An Economic Mess Waiting to Happen

UBI in Wales: An Economic Mess Waiting to Happen

An opinion piece written by Edward Sumner, Chief Operations Office at the Centre for Welsh Studies: During the Covid-19 pandemic we have seen an array of new ideas of how to combat the economic fall out that we face on the other side of this lockdown. In Wales and...