Press Releases

‘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

19/10/20 Sophie Howe

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.

Future Generations Commissioner and Cardiff join forces

13/10/20 Sophie Howe

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

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

12/10/20 Sophie Howe

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

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

9/10/20 Sophie Howe

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

Future Generations Commissioner calls for a Basic Income pilot for creatives

7/8/20 Sophie Howe

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

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

16/7/20 Sophie Howe

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...

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

14/7/20 Sophie Howe

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