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Can Wales Compete?

December 6, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The London Welsh Centre, 157-163 Grays inn Road, London, WC1X 8UE, United Kingdom

This is the first of a new series of talks on topical subjects of concern to the people of Wales and its diaspora. Key Welsh organisations in London are getting together to discuss some of the issues facing Wales now and into the future. Your views are important. Do come along and take part. The talks are free, and take place at the London Welsh Centre. Details of the inaugural talk are below:

Can Wales Compete?
Surviving and Prospering in a Globalised World

Wednesday December 6th 2023. 6.30pm for 7pm
London Welsh Centre Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8UE

Robert Huggins
Professor of Economic Geography, Cardiff University
Founder of UK Competitive Index

In the chair: Gerald Holtham
Visiting Professor, Cardiff Metropolitan University

New industries, new technologies, new ways of working – how are Wales, and its towns and cities faring? Are they levelling up or slipping back? What are the impediments on the path to greater prosperity, and how can they be overcome?

This is an opportunity to hear the latest evidence and to join in discussion with other members of the London Welsh community.