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.


Our best bits of 2016

December 20th 2016

Victoria Winckler reflects on some of the highlights of the last 12 months.   The last twelve months as Director of the Bevan Foundation have, once again, proved interesting.  There’s been the ever-present challenge of keeping going on a shoe-string Read more »

Could you feed yourself on less than £5 a day?

December 12th 2016

Nisreen Mansour considers how the cost of an indulgent Christmas dinner sits in stark contrast to what the average person spends on food in Wales. Our latest subscribers’ briefing looks at Wales’ relationship with food, exploring what we eat, what we buy Read more »

Guest article: What next after Communities First?

November 30th 2016

Chris Johnes, Chief Executive of Building Communities Trust, considers what the Welsh Government should do to support resilient communities throughout Wales if Communities First is abolished. As the Welsh Government looks to wind down its Communities First programme, it has announced Read more »

Time to stop obsessing about GVA

November 17th 2016

Victoria Winckler argues that the Welsh Government should stop worrying about GVA. Instead its priorities should be more and better jobs, a balance across Wales and access to jobs for all groups of people. It’s more than six years since Read more »

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Subscribers' Magazine

Exchange – Issue 7

‘Resilient communities’ is a phrase that’s been hard to avoid in recent months and is central to the discussions about the future of Communities First.  Great though it sounds, it is much less clear what resilience means or how it Read more »

Exchange – Issue 6

It’s been almost five months since the UK voted to leave the EU. As the initial shock of the referendum result dies down, the latest edition of Exchange looks at the impact that Brexit could have on Wales. Our contributors Read more »

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Consultation response: Primary Care

The Bevan Foundation has responded to a consultation by the National Assembly for  Wales’  Health, Social Care and Sport Committee on primary care. The committee’s inquiry will focus on the role of Wales 64 cluster networks – groups of GPs working with Read more »

Consultation response: First 1,000 Days

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Bevan Foundation have responded to a consultation by the National Assembly for  Wales’ Children, Young People and Education Committee on the first 1,000 days of a person’s life. The inquiry is seeking to establish the extent to which Welsh Read more »

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