Housing, Transport & Environment

A sustainable Wales needs enough decent homes, accessible transport and minimal waste to increase well-being and reduce carbon emissions.


Why it matters

Everyone is at risk of the effects of climate change but people on low incomes face a triple injustice – they produce the least emissions because they have poorer housing and travel less yet they pay more for services and have fewer benefits from many government policies.

What we are doing

We are developing proposals for further work on environmental justice.

Better Bus Services

Buses are a lifeline for people on low incomes, young and older people, and disabled people. Yet services are shrinking and prices rising. Our work has identified practical ways to improve services for:

  • older people
  • long-distances
  • across Wales.
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Exchange – Issue 7

‘Resilient communities’ is a phrase that’s been hard to avoid in recent months and is central to the discussions about the future of Communities First.  Great though it sounds, it is much less clear what resilience means or how it Read more »

Exchange – Issue 6

It’s been almost five months since the UK voted to leave the EU. As the initial shock of the referendum result dies down, the latest edition of Exchange looks at the impact that Brexit could have on Wales. Our contributors Read more »

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Events

June 14th 2017

What next after the election?

Whatever the result of the election on June 8th, big changes are ahead over the next five years.  Come and join us for a great lunch-time discussion! We are pleased to invite you to discuss the results of the general Read more »

July 5th 2017

Making City Deals Inclusive

Making City Deals Inclusive Wednesday 5th July 2017 Media Briefing Room, Senedd, Cardiff, CF99 1NA Kindly sponsored by Jeremy Miles AM With City Deals now approved for Cardiff and Swansea – and similar deals on the agenda for the rest of Read more »