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Is there life after EU funding?

The argument about EU structural funds following the Brexit vote is missing the point, says Victoria Winckler The Chancellor has announced that the UK Government will ‘honour’ all EU funding commitments made before the Autumn Statement, up to 2020. The Read more »

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Statement in response to article published by Media Wales

August 17th 2016

In response to the article ‘Bevan Foundation founder challenges Owen Smith over Pfizer connection’ by Martin Shipton published on 16th August 2016 by WalesOnline, Western Mail and other Media Wales publications, the Bevan Foundation wishes to make clear that Mr Paul Read more »

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Current Projects

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Can growth sectors reduce poverty?

The Bevan Foundation is working with Warwick and Coventry Universities to find out how growth sectors can be harnessed to reduce poverty. Nearly one in four people of working age in Wales —lives on a low household income.  While working Read more »

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Making Welfare Work for Wales

Social security benefits play a huge role in the welfare and well being of people in Wales. Around one in six people of working age receive some form of benefit from the Department of Work and Pensions, and many more Read more »

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Top Reads

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Wales’ poor still with us

Victoria Winckler looks at the latest figures on poverty which show that there’s been little change for thousands of people in Wales. The latest figures on poverty – defined as people living in households with incomes less than 60% of Read more »

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Subscribers' Magazine

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Exchange – Issue 5

Essential summer reading on Brexit, the election and more, exclusively for Bevan Foundation subscribers. The latest edition of Exchange looks at where we want Wales to be and what we should have achieved in five years time. It’s been a Read more »

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Exchange – Issue 4

The spring edition of Exchange is out today! The fourth edition of our exclusive magazine sets the direction for the Fifth Assembly. We invited experts and practitioners from areas including social policy, health and housing to tell us what they think the biggest challenges facing Read more »

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Other Publications

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Fair Pay: Merthyr Tydfil Living Wage Briefings

Approximately 6,000 workers in Merthyr Tydfil – around a quarter of the workforce – are paid below the voluntary Living Wage. So how can we change this? The Bevan Foundation is speaking to employers, workers, and organisations which want to see Merthyr Tydfil’s economy Read more »

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