Manon George

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Update March 2018 - Manon George now works at the National Assembly for Wales
 
Manon George is a lecturer in Public Law at Cardiff Law School where she also lectures through the medium of Welsh. Manon also teaches Legal Foundations, Welsh Devolution and Legal Welsh. Her research interests lie in the area of constitutional law, particularly the law of devolution. She studied for her LLB in Law and Welsh and her LLM in Governance and Devolution at Cardiff University. She is currently completing her PhD which examines the current legislative powers of the National Assembly for Wales. The study draws from archival evidence from Wales and explores how historical legacies have influenced the Welsh devolution settlement. Manon’s lectureship is partly funded by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.
 
Mae Manon George yn ddarlithydd Cyfraith Gyhoeddus yn Ysgol y Gyfraith a Gwleidyddiaeth Caerdydd lle mae hi'n darlithio trwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg. Ariennir ei swydd yn rannol gan y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol ac mae ei chyfrifoldebau yn cynnwys datblygu a hyrwyddo darpariaeth cyfrwng Cymraeg yr Ysgol. Mae Manon yn aelod o Gangen y Coleg ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd, y Bwrdd Academaidd a Phanel y Gyfraith.  Ei phrif ddiddordeb ymchwil yw maes Cyfraith Gyfansoddiadol ac yn arbennig Cyfraith Datganoli. Astudiodd Manon am ei gradd LLB yn y Gyfraith a'r Gymraeg a'i gradd LLM mewn Llywodraethu a Datganoli ym Mhrifysgol Caerdydd. Cwblhaodd ei thraethawd hir LLM ar y testun,'Swyddfa Cymru: gorffennol, presennol a dyfodol?' 

 

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  • 22nd January 2019

    The UK is increasingly polarised by Brexit identities and they seem to have become stronger than party identities, a new academic report finds. Only one in 16 people did not have a Brexit identity, while more than one in five said they had no party identity. Sir John Curtice’s latest analysis of public opinion on a further referendum finds there has been no decisive shift in favour of another referendum. The report, Brexit and public opinion 2019, by The UK in a Changing Europe, provides an authoritative, comprehensive and up-to-date guide to public opinion on each of the key issues around Brexit. CCC Fellow, Dr Coree Brown Swan contributed a chapter on "the SNP, Brexit and the politics of independence"

  • 22nd January 2019

    In the papers accompanying the draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill published at the end of 2018, the UK Government says that it is “exploring opportunities to co-design the final proposals with the devolved administrations.” There are clear benefits in having strong co-operation and collaboration across the UK in the oversight of our environmental law and performance. Yet the challenge of finding a way forward in terms of working together is substantial since each part of the UK is in a different position at present. Given where things stand today, it may be better to accept that a good resolution is not possible immediately and to revisit the issue at a later stage - so long as there is a strong commitment to return and not allow interim arrangements to become fixed. Colin Reid, Professor of Environmental Law at the University of Dundee examines the issues.

  • 17th January 2019

    Richard Parry assesses a memorable day in UK parliamentary history as the Commons splits 432-202 on 15 January 2019 against the Government's recommended Brexit route. It was the most dramatic night at Westminster since the Labour government’s defeat on a confidence motion in 1979.

  • 17th January 2019

    What is the Irish government’s Brexit wish-list? The suggestion that Irish unity, as opposed to safeguarding political and economic stability, is the foremost concern of the Irish government is to misunderstand and misrepresent the motivations of this key Brexit stakeholder, writes Mary C. Murphy (University College Cork).

  • 17th January 2019

    Brexit is in trouble but not because of the Irish backstop, argues the CCC's Michael Keating.

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