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An independent, ESRC-funded academic study of Welsh politics, elections and voting behaviour

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“Sleepwalking” to independence? Changing attitudes to Welsh independence in the wake of Brexit.

James Griffiths University of Manchester Brexit has highlighted both the constitutional ambiguities (Keating 2021) and the limitations of territorial actors (McEwen & Murphy 2021) within the United Kingdom. Researchers have explored the threat that Brexit poses to Northern Ireland’s place within the union (Hayward 2020, Murphy 2021), how it represents a politicisation of English constitutionalContinue reading ““Sleepwalking” to independence? Changing attitudes to Welsh independence in the wake of Brexit.”

2019 WES now available via UK Data Service

The 2019 Welsh Election Study (Wyn Jones et al., 2019) is now publicly available to download from the UK Data Service. Links can be found on our data page, or you can click through to the UKDS here.

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All datasets are available from the UK Data Service and our GitHub data repository

Media

The WES team have extensive media experience talking to a range of national and international organisations.