Welsh Committee launches benefits inquiry

The House of Commons Welsh Affairs Committee has launched an inquiry examining the benefits system in Wales. The new inquiry comes following a period of unprecedented challenge for the benefits system as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Committee is inviting written evidence responding to the following questions: What are the key challenges for […]

May Labour Market Update For Wales

ERSA Wales

Labour market overview for Wales (April 2021 release)   In the latest labour market data available for Wales, the employment rate in Wales was 73.2 per cent. This is 0.8 percentage points up on the quarter, but 0.8 percentage points down on the year. September to November 2020 showed the largest annual decrease since June […]