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A referendum for council mergers?

Oct 02, 2015

Janet Finch-Saunders says council mergers should be subject to a referendum


  • Cardiff Media Summit 2015

    The second annual Cardiff Media Summit is being held on November 11th at the Wales Millennium Centre to discuss the findings of the IWA's Media Audit which will be launched ahead of the conference.

    This is a major survey of the media in Wales – across print, broadcast and online and in Welsh and English – which is being carried out by the IWA's media policy group and academics, and will include data and commentary on the state of the Welsh media.

    BBC Director of Strategy, the former Culture Secretary, James Purnell, will be delivering the keynote address on the challenges facing the BBC ahead of Charter Renewal and the future of the licence fee.

    Other speakers include Jonathan Grun, Emeritus Editor, Press Association; Ian McKenzie, Nations & Regions Manager, Channel 4; Elan Closs Stephens, BBC National Trustee for Wales; Blair Jenkins, former senior executive, STV & BBC Scotland;  former Independent Editor Ian Hargreaves; John McVay, CEO, PACT and former Radio Wales editor Sali Collins.

    Preseli Room, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, CF10 5AL 0930 - 1700

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    11th Nov
  • IWA AGM 2015 - Members only diary marker

    The Institute of Welsh Affairs' annual AGM is being held in the Preseli Room of the Wales Millennium Centre from 6pm - 9pm, members are invited to attend and feed in their ideas for future IWA projects.

    Preseli Room, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay, CF10 5AL. 6pm - 9pm

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    7th Dec


Let's talk cancer Let's talk cancer

We asked patients and their loved ones 'What would you improve about cancer care in Wales?'

Read more and order online > IWA Senedd Paper: Good Food for All IWA Senedd Paper: Good Food for All

The IWA's third Senedd Paper is 'Good Food For All' by Professor Kevin Morgan. 

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