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Comment & Analysis

Keep Wales’ School Uniform Grant

As news breaks that Wales’ poorest children are to lose help with essential school uniforms, Victoria Winckler says the grant should be reinstated. BBC Wales has revealed that the Welsh Government plans to scrap the School Uniform Grant in 2018/19.  Read more »

School dinners and Universal Credit

The Welsh Government has a unique opportunity to make sure that children from low-income families don’t go hungry, says Victoria Winckler. Each year, around one in six of Wales’ school pupils claims a free school meal because their parents receive Read more »

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Current Projects

What should be done about Universal Credit?

Universal Credit is being rolled-out across Wales, radically changing the finances of thousands of households. How should devolved services respond to the effects on households and on their services? Universal Credit has been described as the biggest shake-up of social Read more »

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In Print

Supporter Magazine

Exchange Issue 10, Spring 2018

“Refreshing, timely and balanced – Exchange has its finger on the pulse” The latest edition of our exclusive supporters’ magazine brings together a range of contributors to explore some of the most current and important issues in Welsh public life. Read more »

Exchange – Issue 9

Well-being in Wales The latest edition of our exclusive supporters’ magazine looks at well-being in Wales from a range of different perspectives. Our excellent range of contributors looks at health and social care in Wales while considering different aspects of Read more »

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Other Publications

Poverty in Wales 2018

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s latest report provides an up-to-date analysis on the current status of poverty in Wales The report looks back over the last twenty years, examining the poverty trends in Wales, comparing Wales with the rest of the Read more »

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Events

May 11th 2018

Understanding Poverty

UNDERSTANDING POVERTY:  What it means for your organisation and what you can do about it 11th May 2018, 1.30 – 4.30 Erddig Room, Glyndwr University, Wrexham Essential training for everyone working with people on low incomes WE REGRET THAT THIS EVENT Read more »