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Asare-Donkoh, Frankie
Languages: English
Types: Doctoral thesis
Subjects: JN101, JS
This thesis examines how the implementation of the European Union's (EU) Regional Policy supports the concept of multi-level governance in post devolution Wales, a concept that implies the dispersion of the powers of central government and sharing of its competences among multiple actors. The examination involves the critical analysis of the Structural Funds and the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), two of the Union's flagship policies. Wales is chosen as a case study for the analysis of the implementation of the CAP and the Structural Funds for the period 2000-2006 because the 'national-region' has been empowered under the devolution process in the United Kingdom (UK) to implement EU programmes. The choice of Wales is an obvious one since choosing a strong identity region is the most appropriate way to test the reality of multi-level influences. Moreover, our case study of Wales facilitates comparison of regions in the wider EU environment. Empirical data is drawn from extensive empirical fieldwork in Wales and Brussels, as well as from case studies of how three Welsh Local Authorities implemented the Structural Funds from 2000-2006. The thesis concludes that the potent mixture of devolution and EU Regional Policy has indeed produced a new form of multi-level governance in Wales and has enhanced the role of sub-national authorities at both national and EU levels.
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    • Chapter Four: EU Policy Framework Introduction Framing the Regional Policy ............ ............. Cohesion Policy (2000-2006)....... .......................... Convergence Policy (2007-2013) ...................... Committee of the Regions... Conclusion...
    • - The 1979 Wales Referendum R esu lts............
    • Table 3.4 - The Results of the 2003 and 2007 Scottish Parliamentary Elections....................................
    • ♦♦♦ Wisker, Gina (2001), The Postgraduate Research Handbook -Succeed with your MA, MPhil, EdD and PhD, Palgrave, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK.
    • ♦t* Wyn Jones, Ieuan (2000), a position on the place of Wales in the European Union, captured by Osmond, John in 'Constitutional Convention by Other Means' in The State and the Nations -The First Year o f Devolution in the United Kingdom, edited by Robert Hazell (2000), Imprint Academic, Thorverton, UK., p.62.
    • ♦♦♦ Wyn Jones, Richard, and Scully, Roger, (2008) (eds.), Wales Devolution Monitoring Report, January 2008, Devolution Monitoring Programme 2006-08, The Constitution Unit.
    • ❖ Wyn Jones, Richard and Trystan, Dafydd (1999), 'The 1997 Welsh referendum vote', in Taylor, Bridget and Thomson, Katarina (1999), Scotland and Wales: Nations Again? University o f Wales Press in association with Centre for Research into Election and Social Trends (CREST), Cardiff, pp.65-92.
    • ❖ BBC News, June 4, 2008. Also at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk news/politics/7436356.stm [Accessed: June 5, 2008].
    • ❖ BBC Radio N ew s, September 5, 2008. Also on: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk news/scotland/7599295.stm [Accessed: September 5, 2008].
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    • #25. Senior E xecu tive, W A G B russels O ffice
    • #26. Senior E xecu tive, C on feren ce o f Peripheral M aritim e R eg io n s o f Europe (C P M R )
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    • #28. Senior O fficial, W elsh D evelopm ent A g e n c y (W D A )
    • #29. C ouncillor, C ard iff C oun ty Council
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    • #31. C om m ittee o f the R eg io n s
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