PPIW Report Publication: The Development and Implementation of Part 2 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014: Lessons for Policy and Practice in Wales

Homeless man sitting on a street passed by people

Two recently-published research outputs from the PPIW highlight important themes for the study and understanding of policy making and implementation in Wales and beyond. How Can Subnational Governments Deliver Their Policy Objectives in the Age of Austerity? Reshaping Homelessness Policy in Wales, published in The Political Quarterly and now available …

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New Assignment – Public Development Bank for Wales

The Public Policy Institute for Wales has been asked to conduct a scoping study to examine the effectiveness and viability of a public development bank in Wales. There have been continued reports of insufficient credit for small and medium-sized businesses, and inadequate personal banking services in some communities. One proposed …

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Engagement Activities: December 2016 – April 2017

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Dan and Emyr participated in a workshop convened by the Future Generations Commissioner on developing priorities for the Future Generations Commissioner. Andrew and Emily presented findings from our ‘Powers and Policy Levers’ project at academic conferences in Paris and Cardiff.  Their study shows how, in the case of homelessness policy, …

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PPIW’s Sixth Work Programme Announced


We are pleased to announce our sixth work programme, which will run until September 2017.  Following discussions with Ministers and officials, we have agreed with the First Minister that the programme will focus on the following evidence needs: Assignment  Project Lead Analytical Support for the European Advisory Group Steve Martin …

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