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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.


Boris on immigration – what does it mean for Wales?

July 25th 2019

Claire Thomas, Policy & Research officer at the Bevan Foundation, asks what Boris Johnson’s first statement as Prime Minister might mean for migration and migrants in Wales. In his first statement as Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that he […] »

Should welfare be devolved?

June 24th 2019

The devolution of some social security benefits is on the agenda. After giving evidence to the Assembly’s Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee last week, Victoria Winckler looks at the risks and benefits. The devolution of some social security benefits […] »

Some thoughts ahead of the Senedd Debate on Poverty

June 3rd 2019

Two weeks ago Steffan Evans posted a blog which explored poverty and why it remains a pressing issue in Wales after twenty years of devolution. This week, Steffan’s blog explores some of the key themes that Assembly Members should consider […] »

Poverty in Wales – a failure of devolution?

May 15th 2019

Twenty years on from the opening of the National Assembly for Wales poverty remains as great a problem as ever. Steffan Evans looks at what’s gone wrong over the past twenty years. One of the flagship policy objectives of successive […] »

In Print

Exchange Magazine »

Exchange, Issue 15 Autumn 2019

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! The latest edition of Exchange, Wales’ best policy and politics magazine, provides more insights into the current and important issues in Welsh public life. Our Autumn 2019 article includes: Julie Morgan AM, Deputy Minister […] »

Events »

What can governments do to reduce child poverty?

With child poverty increasing and casting a long shadow over children’s lives, leading child poverty expert, Naomi Eisenstadt, outlines her thinking on what governments at all levels can do to reduce it. Join us at this important event to discuss […] »