PPIW Focus Weeks

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

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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Looking Over the Fiscal Cliff

This week, we are featuring three specially commissioned blogs from leading figures in local government that discuss the financial challenges facing councils in England and Wales. Today, Cllr Nick Forbes (Leader of Newcastle City Council) shares his views on how the cuts have impacted on services in the North-East of…

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Spreading Innovation Across Local Government

This week, we are featuring three specially commissioned blogs from leading figures in local government that discuss the financial challenges facing councils in England and Wales. In the first of our series, Cllr David Simmonds (Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Improvement and Innovation Board) outlines how councils in England…

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