10th February 2016
The United Kingdom faces a momentous decision, whether to leave or to remain in the European Union. Voters, who will soon be asked to settle the matter in a referendum, are looking for more information and impartial analysis.
6th February 2016
In the first of a series of analyses of the Scottish parties’ manifesto proposals from the University of Stirling and Centre on Constitutional Change, David Bell and David Eiser consider the Labour proposals for income tax announced recently.
4th February 2016
In the recent debate between Nigel Farage and Carwyn Jones, the First Minister's reliance on the risks of an 'Out' vote is unlikely to provide a convincing enough argument to persuade voters of the benefits to Wales of being part of the ‘two Unions’, say Dr Jayne Woolford and Dr Jo Hunt of Cardiff University's School of Law and Politics.
3rd February 2016
Earlier this week a report by an expert panel, supported by our colleagues at the Wales Governance Centre and the Constitution Unit at UCL, recommended that parliamentarians should vote to reject the Draft Wales Bill. In an extended blog, one of the members of that panel, Alan Trench of Devolution Matters, explains their reasoning.
1st 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.