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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.


Poverty is everywhere in Wales

February 17th 2020

Victoria Winckler sets out the key take-home messages from the Bevan Foundation’s new estimates of poverty for local areas of Wales. Until now, anyone interested in solving poverty has had to make do with the headline figures for Wales – […] »

Capital Ambition or Capital Fantasy

February 10th 2020

Victoria Winckler reflects on the latest strategy for Cardiff, ‘Capital Ambition’, launched last week. Last week Cardiff Council launched its ‘Capital Ambition’ document, setting out its vision for the next five years.  I was unable to attend the launch event […] »

Are we short changing young people in education?

February 7th 2020

Steffan Evans sets out some of the key findings of the Bevan Foundation’s latest report – Learning a living, better support for post 16 learners The Bevan Foundation has today (7th February) published a new report looking at the support that’s available for […] »

What does 2020 hold for Wales?

January 1st 2020

Another year, another decade.  What lies ahead?  Our round up of expert forecasts, published today, finds that 2020 looks set to be very similar to 2019, despite the outcome of the general election. Victoria Winckler reflects on what it means. […] »

Wales – a beacon for human rights?

December 10th 2019

On International Human Rights Day, Michael Imperato, Partner & Head of Public & Administrative law at Watkins Gunn and a Trustee of the Bevan Foundation, asks if an ancient city in Turkey could be a model for human rights in […] »

Does Wales face an existential crisis?

December 2nd 2019

Dramatic changes in the population could threaten the very future of Wales, suggests Victoria Winckler. It’s time to take a fresh look at immigration and family-friendly policies if Wales is to survive and thrive.   Throughout recent times, Wales’ population […] »

In Print

Exchange Magazine »

Exchange, Issue 15 Autumn 2019

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! The latest edition of Exchange, Wales’ best policy and politics magazine, provides more insights into the current and important issues in Welsh public life. Our Autumn 2019 article includes: Julie Morgan AM, Deputy Minister […] »

Events »

What can governments do to reduce child poverty?

With child poverty increasing and casting a long shadow over children’s lives, leading child poverty expert, Naomi Eisenstadt, outlines her thinking on what governments at all levels can do to reduce it. Join us at this important event to discuss […] »