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Publications 6 July 2018
What Works in Tackling Rural Poverty
The Welsh Government has supported a wide range of programmes to address rural poverty and yet recent estimates suggest that almost a quarter of the...
Publications 2 July 2018
The Welsh Tax Base: Risks and Opportunities after Fiscal Devolution
Under the new Fiscal Framework and devolution of some tax powers, from April 2019, the Welsh Government and local authorities will control nearly £5 billion of tax...
Press Releases 2 July 2018
Risks and opportunities for devolved taxes set out in new expert report
It warns that there's no simple way of increasing income tax revenue without knock-on effects
Commentary 26 June 2018
Rural poverty: the case of Powys
Dr Greg Thomas explores in a guest blog in our rural poverty series
Publications 25 June 2018
What Works in Tackling Rural Poverty: An Evidence Review of Economic Interventions
The lack of economic opportunities, job insecurity and low wages are important causes of rural poverty in many parts of Wales. This report examines the...
Commentary 18 June 2018
How community-based solutions can improve rural transport in Wales
A guest blog by Christine Boston, Director of the Wales Community Transport Association
Publications 11 June 2018
What Works in Tackling Rural Poverty: An Evidence Review of Interventions to Improve Transport in Rural Areas
Rural public transport is considered crucial to the development of rural areas, and plays a central role in key groups accessing services, employment, training, and...
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Reigniting Debate on Rural Poverty: Evidence, Practice & Policy Implications
13 July 2018
Leading researchers and practitioners discuss new research on rural poverty in Wales, and reflect on implications for research, policy and practice.