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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.


Human Rights, Equality and Well-being

February 18th 2019

As the discussion of incorporation of human rights in Wales continues, is incorporation necessary given existing frameworks on equality and well-being? Today, Dr Simon Hoffman, Associate Professor at Swansea University, answers this question. Last week, Associate Professor at Swansea University, Read more »

Wales’ economic miracle?

February 15th 2019

Victoria Winckler wonders whether Wales has experienced an economic miracle or if it is just a mirage.   Last November something unprecedented happened. Tucked away in the Welsh Government’s statistics pages  is evidence of an economic miracle. In amongst the stats, it Read more »

How well is Wales?

January 7th 2019

Victoria Winckler looks at health – as reported by its residents – in Wales and asks if health policy has the right focus. This winter we can expect that the NHS will once again be in the spotlight.  If you Read more »

Grim outlook for 2019

January 3rd 2019

Victoria Winckler reflects on the Bevan Foundation’s outlook for 2019, published on 1st January. The champagne is drunk, the fireworks crashed to earth and resolutions made. What does the rest of 2019 hold for Wales? The outlook for the next Read more »

Holiday hunger: it’s real and must end

December 17th 2018

Last summer, many children across Wales went hungry or filled up on starchy or fatty foods.  With Christmas holidays ahead, Victoria Winckler looks at ‘holiday hunger’ and what can be done about it.   Earlier this year, a local social Read more »

In Print

Supporter Magazine

Exchange Issue 12, Winter 2018

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! The latest edition of Exchange, Wales’ best policy and politics magazine that is exclusively for supporters of the Bevan Foundation brings together a fantastic range of contributors that delve into some of the most Read more »

Exchange Issue 11, Summer 2018

The magazine with 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. New free extract for Read more »

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Other Publications

Human Rights, Equality and Well-being

Following from the last two briefings on incorporation of human rights and accountability and enforcement of human rights, the last in the series discusses the relationship between human rights, equality and well-being. Throughout February the Bevan Foundation has published three Read more »

Human Rights: Accountability and Enforcement

Following last week’s briefing on incorporation of human rights into Welsh law, Dr Simon Hoffman explains how incorporation supports accountability for, and enforcement of human rights. Last week, Associate Professor at Swansea University, Dr Simon Hoffman, discussed incorporation of international Read more »

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Events

March 18th 2019

Roundtable: Support Schemes for Low Income Families

The support available for low income families has a significant impact on their likelihood of living in poverty. As part of its project to better understand how that support is made available in Wales, the Bevan Foundation is delighted to Read more »