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Wales Said Yes - 20 years since the Welsh Devolution Referendum

Institute of Welsh Affairs

Monday, 18 September 2017 from 09:00 to 16:30 (BST)

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We are very pleased to announce that we will be partnering with the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Welsh Devolution Referendum.

"Wales said Yes" will look back at the results of two decades of devolution in Wales, and to celebrate its achievements. This is an opportunity to discuss the lessons of the 1997 referendum, and how attitudes may have changed since then.


Confirmed speakers include:

 - The Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister of Wales
 - Huw Edwards, BBC
 - Elin Jones AM, Presiding Officer, National Assembly for Wales
 - Professor Roger Scully, Wales Governance Centre
 - Leighton Andrews, Co-founder, 1997 Yes for Wales campaign


Agenda


09.00   Registration and networking
 
10.00   Welcome from Auriol Miller, IWA Director
 
10.10    Panel discussion: "What happened in the 1997 referendum?"
 
11.00    Keynote speech from Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister of Wales
 
11.30    Coffee and networking
 
12.00   The media reaction to Devolution: Huw Edwards, BBC
 
12.30   The public reaction to Devolution since 1997: Professor Roger Scully
 
12.45    The Voice of the Campaigners
 
13.30   Lunch
 
14.30   Welcome back from Auriol Miller
 
14.35   The changing face of the Chamber - Elin Jones AM, Presiding Officer
 
15.20   Panel discussion: Did the 1997 Referendum deliver on its promises for Wales?
 
16.20   Closing notes: Professor Richard Wyn Jones
 
16.30   Close
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Preseli Room
Wales Millennium Centre
CF10 5AL Cardiff
United Kingdom

Monday, 18 September 2017 from 09:00 to 16:30 (BST)


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Institute of Welsh Affairs

The Institute of Welsh Affairs is an independent, membership-based think tank, dedicated to promoting the economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being of Wales. 

It owes no allegiance to any political or economic interest group. Its only interest is in seeing Wales flourish as a country in which to work and live. It believes that can be done only by the effective mobilisation of all Wales's intellectual resources. 

It is a company limited by guarantee (Company No.: 02151006) and a registered charity (Charity No.: 1078435).

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