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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.

What can Wales do about work?

November 12th 2018

As the Fair Work Commission’s consultation on ‘fair work’ draws to a close, Victoria Winckler asks if it will transform work practices or chase rainbows.   Fair work is something that almost everyone wants. After all, who but the most […] »

Time to meet the challenge of Universal Credit

November 5th 2018

With the UK Government committed to rolling out Universal Credit, Victoria Winckler says it is time for the Welsh Government and others to step up to the challenges it raises. Universal Credit has been in the headlines recently, and for […] »

What the MAC report could mean for Wales

September 24th 2018

Last week the Migration Advisory Committee launched its report on EEA migration in the UK, today Lucy Stone explores their recommendations and what it could mean for Wales. On Tuesday 18th September, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), who were commissioned […] »

Dangers out at sea – Potential risks to the Welsh economy

September 17th 2018

A few weeks ago, Steffan Evans attended a visit by the Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee in Cardiff. In this piece Steffan reflects on what he learned during the visit and sets out what Alex Brazier, the Executive Director […] »

In Print

Exchange Magazine »

Exchange, Issue 14 Summer 2019

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! The latest edition of Exchange, Wales’ best policy and politics magazine, brings together a fantastic range of contributors that delve into some of the most current and important issues in Welsh public life. Our […] »

Events »

Live chat on child poverty

What causes child poverty in Wales? Why should we care about it? And what can be done to reduce it? We invite you to join us this Thursday, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, as we address these questions […] »