Featured Article archive

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Mar
02

Should there be another referendum?

What’s the principle at stake that demands a direct endorsement by voters of powers over income tax? IWA Director Lee Waters asks.

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Feb
27

Do the Small Things/Gwnewch y Pethau Bychain

Daran Hill discusses the St David’s Day Pact with praise for the quick turn around and a solid, if uninspiring result.

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Feb
27
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Feb
25

Should Wales be able to ditch the ‘bedroom tax’?

Extracts from the constitutional convention’s recent online discussion on the ‘bedroom tax’.

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Feb
23

Should the Welsh Government have the ability to introduce new welfare benefits or payments?

Paul Chaney argues that Wales is disproportionately affected by Westminster’s welfare cuts and that Welsh Government should have powers over welfare.

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Feb
21

Can you improve the Welsh economy?

What do you think about some of the ideas suggested to improve the Welsh economy on the IWA Convention?

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Feb
20

Welfare – to devolve or not to devolve

Peter Black looks at previous examples of welfare devolution to Wales and says these show a warning for future devolution.

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Feb
20

Why Scotland is unlikely to become a welfare paradise

David Bell on why devolution of some welfare benefits to Scotland is unlikely to result in a welfare paradise.

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Feb
18

Why are we nervous of welfare devolution in Wales?

Jessica Blair explores why Wales is nervous of welfare devolution.

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Feb
18

Devolution of policing: where next?

Sophie Chambers argues that the option of an All-Wales Police Force should be on the table.