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Publications 18 October 2023
Defining, Measuring and Monitoring Democratic Health in Wales
The Counsel General has asked the Wales Centre for Public Policy (WCPP) to explore how Wales’ democratic health can best be defined, measured, and monitored.
Commentary 23 February 2023
How to improve regional productivity levers in England and Wales
In this blog, Helen Tilley, Jack Newman and Charlotte Hoole discuss their recent paper on whether UK regions have the policy levers they need to...
Publications 26 January 2023
What counts as evidence for policy?
During the Covid-19 pandemic, the refrain of ‘following the science’ became commonplace. But what is meant by evidence can vary according to who is asked,...
Defining, measuring, and monitoring democratic health in Wales
‘Democracy’ is seen as an ideal system of government, because it confers power and legitimacy to political actors and institutions only to the extent that...
Commentary 17 November 2022
The state of democracy in Wales: What is it and how can we measure it?
Concerns over democratic health are a global phenomenon, often triggered by crises or events that result in public pressure for reform. Iceland’s near-economic destruction...
Commentary 1 November 2022
Understanding organisations that provide evidence for policy
This blog post is based on the Evidence & Policy article, ‘Knowledge brokering organisations: a new way of governing evidence’. New organisations have emerged in...
Commentary 25 October 2022
National Milestones – Using evidence and expertise to tell a ‘status story’
The ‘second wave’ of Welsh Government consultation on its National Milestones ended last month.  The Milestones relate to a set of National Indicators, articulated under...
Publications 25 October 2022
National Milestones
The Wellbeing of Future Generations Act (Wales) 2015 requires Welsh Government Ministers to set National Indicators to measure progress towards the seven national well-being goals, shown...