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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
Projects
Rural Poverty in Wales
The Welsh Government has identified Rural Poverty as a priority area for evidence, and our own preliminary analysis of existing research confirmed that there is...
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...
past event
Reigniting Debate on Rural Poverty: Evidence, Practice & Policy Implications
13 July 2018
Leading researchers and practitioners discussed new research on rural poverty in Wales, and reflected on implications for research, policy and practice
past event
A better way forward for Welsh procurement: Learning lessons from Carillion
4 July 2018
What can we learn from the collapse of Carillion to help us improve public procurement and outsourcing in Wales?
Projects
Evidence for Welsh Public Service Leaders on Public Procurement
Mobilising the power of procurement is a growing area of interest. The Welsh public sector spends approximately £6 billion annually on goods, services and works, however...
News Articles 18 May 2018
WCPP gives future of work evidence at Senedd
Mair Bell gave evidence to the Assembly's Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee
Projects
Approaches to Enabling Job Progression in Key Foundational Sectors
Identifying effective job progression models and how they might be usefully applied in foundation sectors