PPIW Focus Weeks

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Brexit will dominate political debates for the foreseeable future.  However there are some fundamental policy challenges in Wales that aren’t going away whatever the outcome of the UK negotiations with the EU. How to secure economic growth and high quality jobs? How to satisfy increasing demand for health and social …

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PPIW Second Anniversary Event – In Pictures

The audience challenged our speakers with insightful and thought provoking questions

On Monday 21st March, 2016, PPIW was delighted to welcome colleagues to celebrate our Second Anniversary, at the Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University. This event marked PPIW’s achievements over the last year, and examined the current evidence ecosystem in Wales, and the potential needs of the next Welsh Government. Joining us …

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The Welsh planning system needs to be more pro-active and forward-looking to encourage the provision of new housing for older people

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This week we published a report of recommendations to the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty following an expert workshop on housing options for older people and what we can learn from best practice. Today, Gary Day, Group Land & Planning Director for McCarthy and Stone, the UK’s leading retirement housebuilder, …

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Increasing Housing Investment in Wales

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As part of our first work programme, Professor Christine Whitehead of London School of Economics and Cambridge University provided advice to the Minister for Housing and Regeneration on approaches to increasing housing supply in Wales. Here she reflects on the current situation in Wales; exploring what underlies the slow growth …

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