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4 Day Week Report

4 Day Week Report

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 implemented, such as Universal Basic Income and the four day working week....

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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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Research – Lobbyist Register for Wales

Research – Lobbyist Register for Wales

A Lobbyist Register for Wales Today the Centre for Welsh Studies released a policy paper calling on the Welsh Assembly to introduce a Statutory Register for Lobbyist in Wales. The proposal comes the same day as the new Lobbying (Scotland) comes into force. The Centre...

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