Welfare Reform – Are we there yet?

As the UK embarks on a transformational journey towards universal credit, Nick Selwyn of the Wales Audit Office discusses how a recent Wales Audit Office report into these welfare changes showed why this is a key issue for both social housing tenants and politicians here in Wales. The last three years have been dominated by…

The Williams Commission – it’s not just about redrawing boundaries

Wales’ public services face an unprecedented squeeze between spending cuts and growing demand.  I recently worked with Wales Public Services (WPS) 2025 – on a secondment – to examine the long term pressures facing Welsh public services and the potential responses.  These issues have recently been picked up in the proposals that have been made…