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On Tuesday 16 June, the Centre welcomed Professor Richard Rawlings (University College London) to deliver its 2015 Annual Lecture to a capacity audience at the historic Pierhead Building in Cardiff Bay. Professor Rawlings’s lecture was titled, “Political and Legal Responses to Territorial Constitutional Crisis”, in which he provides an in-depth personal analysis of the current […]


Research Assistant (0.8FTE) Wales Governance Centre, Cardiff School of Law and Politics Post Reference Number: 3591BR The Wales Governance Centre is seeking a research assistant to contribute to the collection, disaggregation, analysis and presentation of public finance data as part of a new Welsh fiscal accountability report that will be published by the Wales Governance […]



“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 […]