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Short, sharp and informative commentary and analysis from the Bevan Foundation team, our members and occasional guests.

All views are those of the contributors and are not necessarily shared by the Bevan Foundation.

Poverty: lessons from Belfast

February 21st 2018

Victoria Winckler asks what lessons Wales can learn from efforts to solve poverty in Northern Ireland. Yesterday I had the honour of contributing to the launch of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s latest poverty monitor.  No, this wasn’t in or even Read more »

The future of child poverty in Wales

February 13th 2018

With no sign of child poverty disappearing, Jo Blake looks at what’s ahead for 2020 Child Poverty: The latest projections There’s been a lot in the media recently about how child poverty is set to soar over the next few Read more »

Doom and gloom in 2018?

January 8th 2018

Victoria Winckler reflects on our predictions for the year ahead and what could be done to make 2018 a year for hope. Our report on what 2018 might bring, published last week, made for uncomfortable reading. We outlined the prospect 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

The Future of Doing Good in Wales

Wales is at a crossroads. Many people and organisations face very real social, economic, cultural and environmental challenges, as well as having to cope with significant political and financial uncertainty. To stimulate discussion about these changes, the Big Lottery Fund has been looking across Read more »

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March 15th 2018

What is to be done about Universal Credit?

Universal Credit is the biggest shake-up in social security in a generation. With more than 400,000 households in Wales expected to be claiming Universal Credit by 2022, it is vital to find out how it operates and how it could Read more »