19/10/20 Sophie Howe

‘Don’t let young people down’, says Future Generations Commissioner as she launches Manifesto for the Future with 11-17-year-olds from Wales, and urges politicians to act now on climate and inequality

Wales’ political parties must act now on the urgent priorities of the nation’s young people, the world’s first Future Generations Commissioner has warned.

13/10/20 Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner and Cardiff University join forces

The Office of the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and Cardiff University have formally joined forces to work on shared strategic goals.

12/10/20 Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner launches major study into basic income and shorter week

Wales could be the test ground for a pioneering initiative to give citizens a basic income from the government and a shorter working week.

9/10/20 Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales joins Pope Francis, Chris Hemsworth, and Other Notable Speakers at the First-Ever Free TED Conference

Sophie Howe, will join Prince William, Pope Francis, Al Gore, and over 50 notable speakers at the first ever free TED conference this Saturday.

7/8/20 Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner calls for a Basic Income pilot for creatives

The Future Generations Commissioner is calling for a Creative Universal Basic Income to pay artists a basic living allowance and help Wales recover from the pandemic


Kindness in Public Services

Recently the Future Generations Commissioner called for the Welsh Government to instil the value of “kindness” at every level of government and public policy in order to meet the requirements of...

16/7/20 Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner welcomes moves to reduce M4 congestion with public and active travel

The Future Generations Commissioner for Wales has welcomed plans to improve public transport to reduce traffic on the M4- but says more needs to be done to retain the numbers...

14/7/20 Sophie Howe

Scrapped M4 Relief Road cash must be used to fund green recovery, says Future Generations Commissioner

Wales must have full borrowing powers from Westminster to build a green recovery, says the Future Generations Commissioner.

13/7/20 Alice Horn

How do we procure well-being?

A record number of online delegates joined the recent Cardiff Business School Breakfast Briefing to hear how the Well-being of Future Generations Act provides an opportunity to transform the way...

3/6/20 Sophie Howe

Black Lives Matter

I support the Black Lives Matter movement and show solidarity with the protest against racism all over the world. 

28/5/20 Sophie Howe

Statement following the Supplementary Budget

In response to the Supplementary Budget announced by Welsh Government today, I recognise there is an enormous challenge to face in dealing with the immediate COVID-19 crisis.