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.


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 »

Can we end in-work poverty?

October 3rd 2016

With few signs of poverty in Wales falling, Victoria Winckler looks at an important new project to develop practical ways of cutting in-work poverty. Successive politicians, from Tony Blair to David Cameron to Iain Duncan Smith have all said that Read more »

Goodbye Communities First?

September 26th 2016

Victoria Winckler asks if the time has come to end Communities First, the Welsh Government’s once-flagship programme.   It seems inevitable that Communities First will not survive into 2017/18. It was conspicuously absent in both the Labour Manifesto and the Read more »

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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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Events

June 14th 2017

What next after the election?

Whatever the result of the election on June 8th, big changes are ahead over the next five years.  Come and join us for a great lunch-time discussion! We are pleased to invite you to discuss the results of the general Read more »

July 5th 2017

Making City Deals Inclusive

Making City Deals Inclusive Wednesday 5th July 2017 Media Briefing Room, Senedd, Cardiff, CF99 1NA Kindly sponsored by Jeremy Miles AM With City Deals now approved for Cardiff and Swansea – and similar deals on the agenda for the rest of Read more »