IWA response to the inquiry into Wales’ future relationship with the European Union

The IWA has responded to the National Assembly for Wales’ External Affairs and Additional Legislation inquiry into Wales’ Future relationship with the European Union. The objectives of the inquiry were: to identify the most essential aspects of the UK’s future relationship with the European Union from a Welsh perspective; to ensure that the issues of […]

Shall I Go or Shall I Stay? Young people’s attitudes towards Swansea

The Institute of Wesh Affairs’ Swansea network conducted an opinion-gathering exercise with around 65 young people in October 2017 called ‘Shall I Stay or Shall I Go?’. The event was held in partnership with Family Housing Association, Swansea Bay Futures, Centre for Entrepreneurial Education and Gower College The exercise asked students what they hoped to do in […]

The IWA’s response to the inquiry into News Journalism in Wales

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 […]

IWA’s response to the Welsh Government’s Draft Budget 2018-19

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 […]