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Taxpayer Funded Charity Sector in Wales: Time for Reform?

Taxpayer Funded Charity Sector in Wales: Time for Reform?

In Wales, as with the rest of the United Kingdom, people turn to charities in their hour of need. Charities are traditionally seen as frontline-facing organisations that work with the most disadvantaged and exploited people on the planet to provide basic humanitarian...

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Can Home Working Revolutionise our Rural Economy?

Can Home Working Revolutionise our Rural Economy?

Since March 2020 the way we all worked changed forever. With the outbreak of COVID–19, the Government sent the whole of the United Kingdom (UK) into lockdown. What this meant was that our entire way of life changed, not just our social habits, no going to...

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Shared Prosperity Fund

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 been concern as to what level of funding will be available and how it...

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CWS and Survation Polling Part 2

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 Conservative Party are behind them in both the regional (23%) and...

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CWS and Survation Polling Part 1

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 approach to reboot the Welsh economy and ensure the damage of lockdown is...

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Universal Basic Income for Wales: Can it be achieved?

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 in recent decades. The idea has been hailed by many on the socialist...

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