The IWA is looking for a proactive Project Coordinator to deliver a time-limited, ambitious Smart Region project in Cardiff Capital City Region.
In May 2017 The IWA Media Policy Group’s responded to the National Assembly for Wales’ Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee’s inquiry into the future of News Journalism. Our response is available here. In October 2017, the Welsh Government’s draft budget 2018-19 proposed an investment of 100k pa for two years in “start up grants for journalists seeking […]
The IWA has responded to the National Assembly for Wales’ Finance Committee’s scrutiny of the Welsh Government Draft budget 2018-19. Our General observations on the budget included This budget generally represents continuity: broadly the same level of gradual decline of spend as the last 5 years, while the NHS is protected. Spending is increasingly dominated […]
The IWA has responded to the Independent review of S4C, convened by the UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport The consultation focused in particular on S4C’s remit, funding methods and governance structure. The full terms of reference for the review can be found here. The IWA identified 3 priority issues for the review to […]
The IWA has responded to the Welsh Government consultation on electoral reform in local government. We welcome the wide range of proposals contained within the consultation and the spirit of ambition for change it exhibits. The consultation sets out a series of reforms to who can vote, the way we vote, and the way the […]
We are pleased to announce that we will be partnering with the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University to mark the 20th anniversary of the Welsh Devolution Referendum. “Wales said Yes” will look back at the results of two decades of devolution in Wales, to reflect on its challenges and celebrate its achievements. This is an opportunity to discuss […]
Following on from our successful “Doing Business in Wales” conference in 2016, we are partnering again with Capital Law to provide a much needed space for collaboration and discussion of how to ensure new infrastructure developments in Wales deliver for all. With the shadow of Brexit looming, and a recognised need for a strategic approach […]
Our annual summer meeting this year was also a celebration of the IWA’s 30th birthday. Members gathered in Y Dosbarth – the Classroom to hear reflections from current and former IWA leaders on their time at the helm of Wales’ only independent think tank. In a panel session chaired by current IWA Director Auriol Miller, Lee […]