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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.


Housing the valleys

June 25th 2018

New research supported by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation sets out solutions to affordable housing for low-income households in the south Wales valleys. Victoria Winckler takes a look at the findings. Remember 2015? It was the year that – among other Read more »

Wales’ jobs miracle?

May 21st 2018

Victoria Winckler looks at Wales’ ‘jobs miracle’.   A lot of our reports and articles are full of doom and gloom – perhaps inevitable when our aim is to develop solutions to some of Wales’most challenging problems. But our latest Read more »

Keep Wales’ School Uniform Grant

April 5th 2018

As news breaks that Wales’ poorest children are to lose help with essential school uniforms, Victoria Winckler says the grant should be reinstated. BBC Wales has revealed that the Welsh Government plans to scrap the School Uniform Grant in 2018/19.  Read more »

School dinners and Universal Credit

March 26th 2018

The Welsh Government has a unique opportunity to make sure that children from low-income families don’t go hungry, says Victoria Winckler. Each year, around one in six of Wales’ school pupils claims a free school meal because their parents receive Read more »

Poverty causes homelessness

March 19th 2018

Bad weather has brought the plight of rough sleepers into the spotlight. Victoria Winckler finds evidence that the root cause is poverty. The recent bad weather has focused attention once again on the growing numbers of rough sleepers in Wales’ Read more »

In Print

Supporter Magazine

Exchange Issue 12, Winter 2018

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! The latest edition of Exchange, Wales’ best policy and politics magazine that is exclusively for supporters of the Bevan Foundation brings together a fantastic range of contributors that delve into some of the most Read more »

Exchange Issue 11, Summer 2018

The magazine with its finger on the pulse! The latest edition of our exclusive supporters’ magazine brings together a range of contributors to explore some of the most current and important issues in Welsh public life. New free extract for Read more »

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Other Publications

Human Rights, Equality and Well-being

Following from the last two briefings on incorporation of human rights and accountability and enforcement of human rights, the last in the series discusses the relationship between human rights, equality and well-being. Throughout February the Bevan Foundation has published three Read more »

Human Rights: Accountability and Enforcement

Following last week’s briefing on incorporation of human rights into Welsh law, Dr Simon Hoffman explains how incorporation supports accountability for, and enforcement of human rights. Last week, Associate Professor at Swansea University, Dr Simon Hoffman, discussed incorporation of international Read more »

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Events

May 7th 2019

Briefing: Solutions to Holiday Hunger

Lunch Briefing: Solutions to Holiday Hunger Tuesday 7th May 2019 12:15-13:15 Media Briefing Room, Senedd, Cardiff, CF99 1NA Kindly sponsored by John Griffiths AM The Bevan Foundation is delighted to invite you to the launch of its report “Solutions to Read more »

May 10th 2019

Film Screening and Director Q&A: A Northern Soul

The Bevan Foundation is delighted to invite you to a screening of the A Northern Soul, a film by BAFTA nominated documentarian Sean McAllister (A Syrian Love Story). Date: 10th May 2019 Time: Evening (exact time tbc) Venue: Redhouse, Old Town Hall, High Street, Read more »