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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.


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An alternative to picking economic winners

March 17th 2021

Victoria Winckler, Director of the Bevan Foundation, says it’s time to shift Wales’ economic policies away from picking winners Economic development policy in Wales has shape-shifted over many years. For decades, the emphasis was on inward investment.  The Welsh Development […] »

The Budget 2021: Our reaction

March 3rd 2021

The Bevan Foundation team reacts to some of today’s announcements by the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Image from stux at Pixabay The Chancellor’s much-trailed budget today is a missed opportunity. While there are a number of very welcome announcements […] »

We’re 20 today!

March 1st 2021

On the Bevan Foundation’s 20th birthday, Victoria Winckler looks back at its story and its achievements. Today it is 20 years since the then Archbishop of Wales, Rowan Williams, along with other politicians, trades union leaders, academics and musicians launched […] »

In Print

Exchange Magazine »

Exchange 17: Autumn 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 […] »

Events »

Friday Connect: May 2021

We warmly invite you to our latest informal discussion – Friday Connect Many of us feel we have too many online meetings, but they can also be a great way of connecting with others especially when we can’t meet in […] »