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Commentary 17 December 2019
2019 – In Review
As another tumultuous year draws to a close, we’ve been reflecting on some of the key achievements of the Wales Centre for Public Policy...
Commentary 16 December 2019
Why a ‘Just Transition’? Decarbonisation and economic justice
Commitments to a net-zero carbon society raise questions as to who may bear the costs of this, and who might gain. In this blog we...
Commentary 5 December 2019
5 things we learned about procurement
The Wales Centre for Public Policy has been exploring the case for a more strategic approach to public procurement for nearly two years. In July 2018...
Commentary 29 November 2019
Mobilising Meaningful Connections between Evidence and Practice
At the Wales Centre for Public Policy (WCPP), we are continually reflecting upon our role as a ‘knowledge brokerage organisation’ (KBO). We see ‘knowledge brokerage’...
Commentary 26 November 2019
What works in getting evidence used?
One of the Early Intervention Foundation's (EIF) core functions is to see that evidence on early intervention is actually being used in policy, decision-making and...
Commentary 18 November 2019
Researching the Use of Evidence in Policy Making
What does it mean to be a ‘knowledge broker’? What impact does knowledge brokerage have on government policymaking? Why might evidence use at the local...
Commentary 8 November 2019
No Fault Evictions: Striking a Good Balance
Should landlords be able to evict their tenants without giving a reason? It is a question that is attracting increasing attention in Wales. At the...
Commentary 5 November 2019
The Preston Model: A panacea for Wales?
Procurement is moving up the agenda. In Wales, First Minister Mark Drakeford has advocated reforming procurement and procurement has been suggested as a way to...