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Comment & Analysis

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.

Solving poverty: pipe dream or policy goal?

October 14th 2019

In the week of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Victoria Winckler asks if ending poverty is just a pipe dream or if it is a realistic goal for public policy. This Thursday, 17th October, is the UN’s […] »

Living in the cold

October 7th 2019

As part of the Bevan Foundation’s #joinagainstpoverty campaign, Steffan Evans reflects on why the Welsh Government did not succeed in its aims of eradicating fuel poverty by 2018. As the nights draw in and temperatures drop, many of us will […] »

Brexit and its impact on EU Citizens living in Wales

October 2nd 2019

As Brexit looms closer, Claire Thomas questions how well the EU Settlement Scheme is working and its impact on EU citizens living in Wales  Earlier this week I attended an informal event arranged by the External Affairs and Additional Legislation […] »

What would a Wales without poverty look like?

October 1st 2019

In all the talk about tackling, ending or solving poverty, people rarely describe what a Wales without poverty would be like. Victoria Winckler has a go. We often write that our ambition is to solve or end poverty. This is […] »

Debating the Valleys Taskforce

September 16th 2019

The Ministerial Taskforce for the Valleys will be debated in the Senedd this week. Helen Cunningham considers what could be the hot topics up for discussion. As Assembly Members return from recess this week, one of the first items of […] »

In Print

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Exchange, Issue 14 Summer 2019

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! The latest edition of Exchange, Wales’ best policy and politics magazine, brings together a fantastic range of contributors that delve into some of the most current and important issues in Welsh public life. Our […] »

Events »

Live chat on child poverty

What causes child poverty in Wales? Why should we care about it? And what can be done to reduce it? We invite you to join us this Thursday, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, as we address these questions […] »