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“Wales, the Union, and the Future” Speech by the Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister of Wales “Devolution and the Future of the Union” UK’s Changing Union project, British Academy, 5 June 2015 Introduction Good morning ladies and gentlemen. I should begin by expressing my thanks to the organisers of today’s event for their […]





This guide was compiled by  Adam Evans and Ed Gareth Poole of the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University  The first coalition government in peacetime since the Second World War, a party system in flux and a hung Parliament looming, (to paraphrase David Dimbleby’s invariable introduction to election coverage) this promises to be one of […]


The full set of Wales in Westminster lectures, facilitated by the Wales Governance Centre is now available online. Ahead of one of the most unpredictable elections in many decades, the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University hosted a series of public lectures with all the main political parties in Wales. The purpose of these lectures […]


The latest Welsh Political Barometer poll shows an increase in Labour support in Wales. The poll, a collaboration between the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University, ITV Wales and YouGov is the first Welsh poll of the 2015 General Election campaign. The poll, on Westminster voting intention shows the following levels of support in Wales: […]


A new guide being launched today (Friday 27 March 2015) aims to provide online and hyperlocal journalists with skills, tips and advice on how to report on the forthcoming General Election in their communities. The guide, created by the Centre for Community Journalism and the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University, examines how journalists can […]