Greg Davies

Cardiff University
Research Associate


Greg Davies is a Research Associate at the Wales Governance Centre, Cardiff University. He is currently working on the ESRC ‘Between Two Unions’ project with Professor Daniel Wincott and Hedydd Phylip, examining the impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on the UK’s internal constitutional and intergovernmental arrangements. As part of this research, he is also exploring the role of UK judges during the withdrawal process and their portrayal by the news media since the 2016 referendum. 
Greg is also working with Dr Ben Yong (University of Hull) and Professor Cristina Leston-Bandeira (University of Leeds) on a Leverhulme Trust research grant, ‘Legal Advice to Legislatures: Supporting a Professionalised Legislature’, examining the provision and use of legal support within the UK’s four legislatures.

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Brexit, Wales and the Internal Market Bill: a failure of soft law?

A long read from Greg Davies, Cardiff University, discussing intergovernmental relations during the Brexit process and how the UK Internal Market Bill represents a failure of soft law.

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.

General Election 2019: constitutional challenges for the Welsh government

Greg Davies, Cardiff University, considers the impact the general election result is likely to have on the constitutional future of Wales.
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Facing the strain: intergovernmental relations between Cardiff and Westminster

In the aftermath of the most recent EU Council meeting, the prospect of the UK’s exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement looms larger than ever. Greg Davies suggests that this is a test for intergovernmental relations between Cardiff and Westminster and for the wider territorial constitution.