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Exchange 17: Autumn 2020

November 23rd 2020

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine!

This bumper issue reflects on the impact of Coronavirus on Wales’ economy and society, and highlights some ways forward to recover, renew and reset Wales in its aftermath.

This issue includes articles by:

  • Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation, on how the NHS is meeting the challenge of Covid-19;
  • Rocio Cifuentes, Chief Executive of EYST, on the impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities;
  • Claire Morgan, Director of Carers Wales, on how carers are coping;
  • Julia Unwin, chair of the Independent Inquiry into Civil Society, on social solidarity in a pandemic;
  • Louise Blackwell, of ClwydAlyn housing association, on their community response and what they have learned;
  • Chris Johnes, Chief Executive of Building Communities Trust, on the vital role played by community assets;
  • Cian Sion, of Wales Fiscal Analysis, on access to savings in the pandemic;
  • Elizabeth Taylor, engagement officer at TPAS, on why people taking on new tenancies need flooring;
  • Emma Stone, of the Good Things Foundation, on closing the digital divide in a pandemic;
  • Scott Tandy, of Newydd Housing, on their action to increase digital inclusion;
  • Nisreen Mansour, of Wales TUC, on a green economic recovery;
  • Stuart Ropke, Community Housing Cymru, on why housing should be at the centre of renewal;
  • David Egan, emeritus professor of education, on learning in a pandemic;
  • David Hagendyk, Director of Learning & Work Institute Wales, on the vital importance of adult education in resetting Wales;
  • Spotlight on Lesley Powell, Citizens Advice Denbighshire.

The magazine also includes articles by the Bevan Foundation team:

  • Victoria Winckler on how public services should drive renewal during and after the pandemic;
  • Claire Thomas on the experiences of people who were shielding;
  • Steffan Evans on how the virus is deepening poverty and what should be done;
  • Helen Cunningham on renewing and resetting the economy.

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