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The Wales Governance Centre is a Cardiff University research centre undertaking innovative research into all aspects of the law, politics, government and political economy of Wales, as well the wider UK and European contexts of territorial governance. A key objective of the WGC is to facilitate and encourage informed public debate of key developments in Welsh governance not only through its research, but also through events and postgraduate teaching.The Centre is sponsored and supported by Cardiff University’s Law School and the Department of Politics and International Relations, while also collaborating with scholars from across the University. The WGC enjoys formal ties with both WISERD and the Institute of Welsh Affairs while also maintaining close cooperative relationships with colleagues in other institutions across Wales, the UK, Europe and beyond.

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Changes should be made to intergovernmental machinery to better reflect devolution in the UK says new report

15 December 2014

Inter-governmental relations in the United Kingdom are loose, unstructured and risk undermining the whole devolution project, says a new report released by the UK’s Changing Union project. The UK’s Changing Union report finds that key issues affecting …

Study: English Voters Support English Votes for English Laws

11 December 2014

Research (released today Thursday 11 December 2014) shows that English voters prefer the option of English Votes for English Laws (EVEL), widely believed to be the frontrunner in the government’s consideration of the West Lothian Question. 40% of Engli …

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