Daniel Wincott

Cardiff University
Blackwell Professor of Law and Society


Daniel Wincott holds the Blackwell Law and Society Chair at Cardiff University School of Law and Politics and is Director of Governance After Brexit at UK in a Changing Europe, a think tank based at King's College London. 

A political scientist and policy analyst by background, he has developed wide-ranging research interests and an enthusiasm for working across disciplines (politics, law, socio-legal studies, social and public policy).

Professor Wincott moved to Cardiff from a Chair in European and Comparative Politics at the University of Birmingham and earlier held positions in Law and Politics at the Universities of Leicester and Warwick. He has held an Honorary Professorial Fellowship in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Edinburgh.

Posts by this author

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The Union Connectivity Review and Unionism

Dan Wincott, Cardiff University and CCC Fellow, examines Sir Peter Hendry's Union Connectivity Review and what it reveals about the Union, covering the ‘Boris Bridge’, connectivity in Wales, and inconsistencies in the Review.
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What has Covid-19 meant for devolution in Wales?

Does Johnson have an appetite to unpick devolution asks Dan Wincott as he evaluates communications, intergovernmental relations and devolution from a Welsh perspective during the current public health crisis.

Brexit, the press and the territorial constitution

Greg Davies and Dan Wincott, Cardiff University, examine press coverage across four major court judgements from after the 2016 Brexit referendum and how this shaped the UK's constitutional politics.

The Future of the Union

In their blog, Nicola McEwen and Dan Wincott evaluate the impact that Thursday's election may have on the union.

On Prorogation

Dan Wincott of Cardiff University responds to the ruling of the Supreme Court.

Territorial politics, identities and the constitution: setting Brexit in perspective

CCC Fellow Professor Daniel Wincott of Cardiff University examines how Brexit processes have already reshaped territorial politics in the UK and changed its territorial constitution.