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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.


The Afan Valley, what the statistics don’t say.

October 1st 2010

The Bevan foundation has recently completed work examining 40 years of regeneration efforts in the upper Afan valley. We are launching the full report today at Croserw working men’s club today, and it will be available on our website shortly. […] »

Balancing the books

September 28th 2010

We all know that balancing the household budget is never easy.  Before the recession, a financial problem meant cramming in the overtime or borrowing on the credit card. In today’s economy, however, many people are taking the tough decisions needed […] »

The role of the councillor, AM and MP

September 22nd 2010

It was interesting to hear David Davies MP at the scrutiny conference on Monday speak of the problems members of parliament serving on select committees have in developing the required expertise for effectively scrutinising the executive as a member of […] »

Scrutinising Scrutiny

September 19th 2010

Today the Bevan Foundation teams up with the National Assembly Commission, Welsh Local Government Commission, the Welsh Council for Voluntary Action and my company, Positif Politics, to stage a one-day conference on scrutinising political scrutiny. Don’t switch off. This isn’t […] »

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 […] »