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Commentary 11 October 2021
New insight into loneliness in Wales
New analysis by the Wales Centre for Public Policy gives important new insights into how different characteristics can multiply people’s risk of loneliness. Until...
Commentary 2 September 2021
A pandemic called loneliness
When I was asked to attend the event on ‘Tackling loneliness in Wales through the pandemic and beyond’ as a representative for my organisation (Carmarthenshire...
Commentary 13 July 2021
What I’d tell the Beatles about loneliness
To be honest, I’m not really a big Beatles fan. But oddly, when it comes to singing songs in the shower, “Eleanor Rigby” with “...
Commentary 30 April 2020
Loneliness in Lockdown
Prior to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, 16% of the Welsh population identified as lonely, and it is known that loneliness and social isolation present significant challenges...
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 10 September 2019
Male Suicide – A Silent Epidemic
10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day. This annual event aims to raise the awareness of suicide, educate about the causes and warning signs of...
Commentary 7 March 2019
How do we Tackle Loneliness? Evidence on Deprivation and Different Communities
How to alleviate loneliness for materially deprived people, and different interventions for different communities