What Works in Tackling Poverty Launch Event

The Public Policy Institute for Wales launched a new programme of work today (Tuesday 15 April, 2014) at an event sponsored by Jeff Cuthbert, Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty. Funded through an £800,000 investment from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the What Works in Tackling Poverty programme…

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Report of the Expert Group on Local Government Diversity

Debates about whether councillors are sufficiently representative of the communities they serve go back a long way. In 2007, Dame Jane Roberts who is a member of our board of governors, led the Councillor’s Commission, which made a series of major recommendations for change in English local government. Professor Laura…

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Expert Advice for the Williams Commission Published

The first expert assignments completed by the Public Policy Institute for Wales (PPIW) have been published alongside the recommendations of the Commission on Public Service Governance and Delivery. The First Minister established the Commission under the chairmanship of Sir Paul Williams, former chief executive of NHS Wales, to provide objective analysis…

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PPIW Publishes its First Work Programme

The Public Policy Institute for Wales (PPIW) officially opened for business in October 2013. We said then that we would be publishing our work programme so that anyone with an interest in the PPIW could see what we are doing. We have now agreed an initial programme of work with…

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PPIW Opens for Business

The Public Policy Institute for Wales (PPIW) officially opened for business today and we’ll be working hard to get things up and running as quickly as possible. The Government fired the starting gun back in October 2012 when it announced an open competition to run the Institute and invited a…

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