New report: Metro & me

In May this year, Transport for Wales confirmed that KeolisAmey had been appointed to design, build and operate the South Wales Metro.   The Metro & me report is a collection of thought pieces which discuss the broader social, community, cultural, environmental, economic and regeneration opportunities the South Wales Metro presents. The collection includes contributions from […]

Re-Energising Wales: ‘Economic Impact of Energy Transition in Wales: A Renewable Energy System Vision for Swansea Bay City Region’ report

The Re-energising Wales project ‘Economic Impact of Energy Transition in Wales: A Renewable Energy System Vision for Swansea Bay City Region’ report outlines the economic opportunity that arises with a truly transformative approach to energy generation and domestic refurbishment in the Swansea Bay City Region. The IWA commissioned economic expert Professor Calvin Jones at Cardiff Business […]

A Smart Region

Smart thinking has the potential to radically improve the Cardiff Capital Region for its people and communities     The IWA’s Smart Region project has explored how the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal could use smart technology to improve the lives of the people who live and work in the region – and at the […]

Understanding Welsh Places

Empowering Welsh communities to shape their towns     To create positive change, innovate and get policy decisions right for Wales, community groups, planners and policy makers need reliable information about Welsh towns. The Understanding Welsh Places project is creating a simple and intuitive website to provide intelligence about individual towns to anyone interested in […]

IWA response to the Commission on Justice in Wales

The IWA has responded to the Commission on Justice in Wales’ call for evidence. Our response considers three primary issues: the administration of justice; the constitutional position; and implications of implementing a justice system for Wales.   The key messages we share in our response are: The present unified jurisdiction does not serve Wales well. […]

Women in Public Life

Summer 2018 #60 Issue costs: £4.95 for a digital copy (pdf via email) £6.25 for a hard copy (includes postage & packaging) If you would like to join the IWA, and receive your members copy of the welsh agenda as soon as it is published, please join us here. Previous editions of the welsh agenda are available for free download […]

Re-energising Wales

  By moving to 100% renewables in Wales we can increase energy security, reduce fuel poverty and tackle climate change     Our Re-energising Wales project is creating a practical plan for Wales to move to 100% renewable energy by 2035. We’re bringing together leading thinkers from industry, academia, government and local communities to find […]