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SENEDD 2021 AND TAX: WHAT DO WE EXPECT OF THE PARTIES?

This article was written prior to the publication of the political parties' manifestos. There is a chance that we will see little in...

BLUE CARBON, CLIMATE CHANGE AND WALES

As May 6 edges ever closer, we will soon know which of Wales' political parties will be responsible for leading us into battle against...

 
 
 

OPERA IN THE TIME OF PANDEMIC

This article first appeared in the print copy of the Welsh agenda. You can get your copy today by joining us. There are probably few...

HYDROGEN: WALES' OPPORTUNITY TO PIONEER?

Wales is home to world leading hydrogen research and development projects, including facilities at several of its universities. It...

 
 
 

TIME TO PRIORITISE MEDICAL RESEARCH IN WALES

Research and innovation make a vital contribution to health and social care. Discoveries made by dedicated researchers in laboratories...

THE AGRICULTURE WHITE PAPER: WHAT FUTURE FOR THE POST-BREXIT WELSH COUNTRYSIDE?

A little potted history. The 1947 Agriculture Act provided the basis for financial support to our farmers for some 25 years. It focussed...

 
 
 
Why Community Banking is the Future for Wales

WHY COMMUNITY BANKING IS THE FUTURE FOR WALES

Our high streets need banks and customers want access to face to face banking as do small businesses who currently have to travel to...

TIME TO INVEST IN OUR CARBON-RICH HABITATS

2021 is a critical year for the Welsh environment. The climate and nature emergency are escalating, and time is running out for all...

 
 
 

PART TWO: DEVOLUTION? FEDERALISM? WHY INDEPENDENCE IS THE ANSWER

In the first part of my essay I outlined Wales' journey towards devolution and the current inadequacies of that settlement. Here, I...

PART ONE: DEVOLUTION? FEDERALISM? WHY INDEPENDENCE IS THE ANSWER

This essay is the first of two parts. You can read the second part here. There is no question that Wales' political future and place...

 
 
 

WELSH HOUSING SURVEY: BETTER DATA ISN'T A PARTISAN ISSUE

The Renting Homes Bill has just cleared its final hurdle in the Senedd. It is the sixth housing Act passed in seven years, never mind...

THE FUTURE OF QUALIFICATIONS IN WALES 

You can register here for the IWA's upcoming event discussing the effect of changes to the curriculum in Wales. Education in Wales...

 
 
 

HOW HOUSING ASSOCIATIONS CAN HELP TACKLE HOMELESSNESS

What an opportunity, privilege and responsibility housing associations have in owning and managing thousands of homes when there are...

THE COLLEGE OF THE FUTURE

You can register here for the IWA's upcoming event discussing the effect of changes to the curriculum in Wales. Covid-19 has brought...

 
 
 

BRING BACK THE BEST OF THE WELSH DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

We cannot underestimate the challenges we face as a nation as we seek to resurrect a disrupted economy, to safeguard jobs and provide...

A PROPOSED CONSTITUTION FOR AN INDEPENDENT WALES

Awareness of, and interest, in Welsh independence is rapidly increasing. Membership of the cross-party movement Yes Cymru grew from...

 
 
 

HOUSING ASSOCIATIONS - MORE THAN HOMES

In their Home manifesto, housing associations in Wales are calling on the next Welsh Government to invest in 20,000 new social homes...

UNIVERSITIES NEED TO BE AT THE FOREFRONT OF FLEXIBLE LEARNING

You can register here for the IWA's upcoming event discussing the effect of changes to the curriculum in Wales. Economies across the...

 
 
 

DYING WELL IN WALES

Dying, death and bereavement are inevitabilities that every individual will have to face at some point in their life - if we wish to...

PART FIVE: A SOVEREIGN WALES IN AN ISLE-WIDE CONFEDERATION

A sovereign Wales in an isle-wide confederation is an essay by Glyndwr Cennydd Jones, presented in five daily parts on the IWA website...

 
 
 



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