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Seminar: Devolving administrative powers over Universal Credit to Wales

February 8th 2019

With the First Minister’s recent commitment to explore the possibility of devolving administrative powers over Universal Credit to Wales, the Bevan Foundation is delighted to host this seminar, looking at some of the key arguments around the issue.

Date: 27th March 2019

Time: 9.45 – 1

Venue: City Hall, Cardiff, CF10 3NP

Cost: Free (By invitation only – if you are interested in attending please contact us)

What is it about?

This seminar will explore some of the possible challenges and opportunities that the devolution of administrative powers over Universal Credit could provide Wales. The seminar will provide participants with an opportunity to learn more about what a devolved administrative system may look like, drawing on experience and expertise from across the UK. There will also be opportunities for participants to share their views on the key questions that are likely to shape this debate.

Who should attend?

The event is by invitation only, providing individuals with expertise within the area with an opportunity to share their experiences and views. If you have an interest in this policy area and feel that you could make an impact on the debate then contact us by clicking on the link above.


The programme is yet to be fully finalised but confirmed speakers include:

Helen Barnard – Deputy Director of Policy and Partnership, Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Jim McCormick – Associate Director for Scotland, Joseph Rowntree Foundation


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