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Citizens Advice Cymru - Wales policy research

Citizens Advice regularly publishes policy research on issues affecting clients of our service. We use this evidence to campaign for changes in policies and services.

This policy research is from Citizens Advice Cymru on issues particularly relating to Wales.

On the brink | Ar y Dibyn

Dydd Mawrth, 21 Tachwedd 2023

Citizens Advice Cymru’s latest briefing, ‘On the brink’, shows how private renters in Wales remain at the sharp end of the cost-of-living crisis. Briff diweddaraf Cyngor ar Bopeth Cymru, ‘Ar y dibyn’, yn dangos sut mae rhentwyr preifat yng Nghymru ymhlith y rhai sy’n dioddef gwaethaf yn yr argyfwng costau byw.

Grinding to a halt? Removing the roadblocks to increased energy efficiency and decarbonisation of private housing in Wales

Dydd Mawrth, 13 Rhagfyr 2022

Gas prices have risen to unprecedented levels, making energy bills increasingly unaffordable. With prices predicted to remain high even after the end of the UK Government’s Energy Price Guarantee Scheme, Welsh Government must do all it can with the levers it has available to ensure households are protected against continuing volatility in the gas market.

Mental Health & Covid-19 in Wales

Dydd Llun, 29 Mawrth 2021

The coronavirus pandemic is driving a worrying rise in poor mental health. Whilst the impact has been widespread, some of the worst impacts are being felt by people who are in precarious situations or facing economic instability.

Crisis in the cold: People in Wales at risk of fuel poverty this winter

Dydd Gwener, 18 Rhagfyr 2020

Research shows that 66,000 households have fallen behind on energy bills in Wales since the start of the pandemic- it is essential that people who are struggling, get advice so that they can manage debts and continue to have a sufficient fuel supply this winter.

Protecting renters in Wales from eviction during Covid-19

Dydd Mawrth, 30 Mehefin 2020

Around 180,000 households in Wales live in the private rented sector. These families have been hit particularly hard by the Covid-19 crisis. Whilst people in all tenures have seen their employment and income negatively affected, renters are more likely to have been furloughed or lost a job. Renters are also least able to weather these economic shocks. A quarter (25%) of private sector renters have no savings at all.

The Potential Impact of Coronavirus on Council Tax Arrears / Effaith bosibl Coronafirws ar Ôl-ddyledion Treth Gyngor

Dydd Iau, 9 Ebrill 2020

Whilst the outbreak of coronavirus in the UK has recently forced many households into financial hardship, the crisis is also exacerbating existing financial difficulties for people in Wales. Er bod yr achosion o coronafirws yn y DU wedi gorfodi llawer o aelwydydd i galedi ariannol yn ddiweddar, mae'r argyfwng hefyd yn gwaethygu'r anawsterau ariannol presennol i bobl yng Nghymru.

Helping Wales through the Covid-19 pandemic

Dydd Mawrth, 17 Mawrth 2020

Citizens Advice Cymru's briefing on potential measures the Welsh Government could take to protect the most vulnerable families in Wales in the face of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic