Coronavirus Pandemic

Read our work on Wales' potential economic and social recovery from the pandemic.
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Publications 23 November 2020
Building back better? Priorities for Reconstruction after the Coronavirus Pandemic
With effective vaccines for COVID-19 now a realistic prospect, thoughts are turning to the best ways to recover from the longer-term economic and societal shocks...
Commentary 6 November 2020
Building on strong foundations: the volunteer response to the pandemic in Wales
Emma Taylor-Collins and Hannah Durrant from Wales Centre for Public Policy, and WCVA’s Helpforce Cymru Manager Fiona Liddell look for a pattern in recent...
Commentary 14 August 2020
The Vital Role of Tertiary Education
Post-16 education and training are vital to individual opportunity and to the green economic growth Wales needs if it is to match the ambition of...
Publications 20 July 2020
Planning for a Prosperous, Equal and Green Recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic
These papers address the key messages from a series of expert roundtables convened by the Welsh Government’s Counsel General and Minister for European Transition,...
Commentary 3 July 2020
Devolution and the Coronavirus pandemic in Wales: doing things differently, doing things together?
In a Senedd debate in May both First Minister Mark Drakeford and Welsh Brexit Party Leader Mark Reckless found themselves agreeing that the Coronavirus pandemic...
Commentary 1 July 2020
How are we going to fund social care?
The Coronavirus pandemic has highlighted, more than ever, the importance of funding social care. Local authorities are concerned about meeting their statutory duties, paying care...
Commentary 26 June 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic and the cost of health
The current Coronavirus pandemic has brought healthcare and science experts to the centre of public debate. Questions about rationing resources such as access to specialist...
Commentary 24 June 2020
Financial vulnerability in the pandemic: a dilemma for local authorities
The Coronavirus pandemic has necessitated a shift in the way in which we, as a society, think about vulnerability. Historically, we have tended towards a...