Wales's most innovative and influential think tank

Connect: Twitter Facebook LinkedInTel: 01685 350938

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.


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 »

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 »

Page 5 of 55« First...456...1015...Last »

In Print

Supporter Magazine

Exchange – Issue 9

Well-being in Wales The latest edition of our exclusive supporters’ magazine looks at well-being in Wales from a range of different perspectives. Our excellent range of contributors looks at health and social care in Wales while considering different aspects of Read more »

Exchange – Issue 8

Looking to the Local The latest edition of our exclusive supporters’ magazine considers the role of ‘the local’ in Welsh public policy. An eclectic mix of contributors look at how place-based initiatives have worked in Wales, as well as what should be Read more »

More from the Supporter Magazine »

Other Publications

The Future of Doing Good in Wales

Wales is at a crossroads. Many people and organisations face very real social, economic, cultural and environmental challenges, as well as having to cope with significant political and financial uncertainty. To stimulate discussion about these changes, the Big Lottery Fund has been looking across Read more »

More from Other Publications »

Newsletter

Keep up to Date

Sign up to our free monthly e-news to keep up to date.

Support Us

Support Us Today!

We urgently need YOUR help to make Wales fair, prosperous and sustainable!

Support Us »

Events

Join us or sign up to our free newsletter to find out about upcoming events.