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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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NEWS: Independent review recommends politicians say NO to Draft Wales Bill unless major changes are made

01 February 2016

A report by an independent review group consisting of constitutional and legislative experts says that they could not recommend that politicians in Cardiff Bay and Westminster support the Draft Wales Bill in its current form. The landmark report, “Chal …

VIDEO: Huw Edwards pays tribute to the late Barry Jones

11 December 2015

The Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University recently held a night to celebrate the contribution of the Centre’s founding director, the late Barry Jones, to the study of Welsh politics. On the night several friends and colleagues paid tribute to B …

New podcast: Wales Governance Centre debates the new Draft Wales Bill

22 October 2015

Here’s the latest edition of the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University Podcast. In this edition, the Centre’s Director Professor Richard Wyn Jones talks to the lawyers Manon George (Wales Governance Centre) and Emyr Lewis (Senior Partner for Wa …

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