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22/7/21 Sophie Howe

Wales needs to explore paying everyone a basic income – open letter to First Minister

Wales should explore paying everyone a basic income to study how it could improve lives for generations in the future, the First Minister is being urged.

12/7/21 Sophie Howe

We can end fuel poverty with £15bn retrofit investment plan for our homes, says Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

Fuel poverty could be eradicated in Wales by 2030 if Welsh Government commits to a long-term plan to improve the efficiency of our homes, says the Future Generations Commissioner for...

7/7/21 Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales asks for explanation into road freeze exemptions

The Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, Sophie Howe, has asked Welsh Government to explain how decisions are being made on Wales’ road-building freeze exemptions.

30/6/21

Pressure mounts on UK Government to follow Welsh Government and back the Well-being of Future Generations Bill

More than two thirds of the public want the Government to consider future generations in policy-making – according to new research - and the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales is...

22/6/21 Sophie Howe

Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, welcomes the news that all new road building projects in Wales are being paused by Welsh Government

“This is a huge step in the right direction for the healthier, resilient and more equal Wales and shows the difference having a Well-being of Future Generations Act makes."

15/6/21 Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner welcomes Welsh Government’s plan for the next five years – but says it lacks detail and timeline

“Welsh Government’s new Programme for Government is a reminder of the severe inequalities and injustices facing current and future generations, exacerbated by key events of the last year."

24/5/21 Sophie Howe

Radical vision for Wales needed to create future-fit jobs, says Future Generations Commissioner in her plan for new government

Thousands of new ‘future-fit' jobs could be created if the new Welsh Government embraces a radical vision for Wales, according to the Future Generations Commissioner.

12/4/21 Sophie Howe

Specification:  Support for our work on a green, equal and just recovery (economic expertise and financial analysis)

This specification is open to anyone interested in an opportunity to work with the Office of the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales (FGCW), to provide economic and analytical support for our work on a...