The Role of Evidence in Policy Making: a Welsh Government Perspective

Richard Thurston, Head of Research for Education & Skills, Knowledge and Analytical Services in the Welsh Government, discusses the role of evidence in policy making in theory and in practice.

This is a recording of a session hosted by the Wales DTC in the Hadyn Ellis Building, Cardiff University, on 30 January 2014.

This recording is just under an hour and a half in length.

We also have a shorter version of Richard Thurston’s talk on evidence based policy making: ‘Carrot flavoured sticks: embedding evidence in government policy‘¬†which is just under 40 minutes long.

Richard Thurston’s slides