The Fallacy of Universal Basic Income

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 ten years ago when the Green Party were trying to normalise the idea,...
Housing Policy in Wales

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 shortage across the nation through a more holistic and inclusive...
Promoting a Better and More Competitive Tax System in Wales

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 consequence, the consolidation of a free society. Liberal philosophy lies at...
Our response to the 2021 UK Budget

Our response to the 2021 UK Budget

At the Centre for Welsh Studies (CWS) we commend the UK Government’s extension of Coronavirus-related support for the Welsh economy and bold proposals around levelling up Wales, while also being cautiously optimistic about its long-term impacts. Now more than ever, we...