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News Articles 11 November 2021
WCPP work showcased in new report from the Academy of Social Sciences
The Wales Centre for Public Policy is featured in a new report published by the Academy of Social Sciences, in partnership with SAGE Publishing. The...
Projects
Reform of Electoral Law and Practice
Elections were devolved to Wales through the Government of Wales Act 2017. Since then, Welsh Ministers have embarked on a programme of electoral reform most noted...
Publications 17 June 2021
Improving evidence use in local government
Fostering links between academia and local government has long been a concern for those interested in promoting evidence-informed practice. While the barriers and enablers of...
Commentary 9 June 2021
Implementing the Socio-economic Duty: learning from experience
On 31st March 2021, the Welsh Government commenced section 1 of the Equality Act 2010, known as the socio-economic duty. It requires that public bodies, when making strategic...
Publications 9 June 2021
The Welsh Government’s use of policy tools for mainstreaming equalities
From the onset of devolution, the Welsh Government has had a statutory duty to mainstream equality of opportunity in all of its activities. Following two...
Commentary 14 April 2021
It ain’t what you (can) do it’s the way that you do it
How can devolved governments deliver distinctive policies?
Publications 10 March 2021
Disabled Facilities Grants: Changing the means test
In 2019 in Wales 22% of the population were disabled, with the disabled population projected to increase significantly by 2035. Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs) are means-tested grants for...