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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.

Moving into the final phase

November 5th 2010

 When Assembly Members returned this week it was clear that the life of this Assembly is drawing to a close. There will now be a frenetic period of completion which will need to achieve a number of things by next […] »

Justice needs to be seen to be done.

November 2nd 2010

Last week, the Nuffield Foundation published a new piece of research on attitudes towards the mandatory life sentence given to people convicted of murder in the UK. One of its main findings was that there was limited understanding of what […] »

The Two Narratives

October 22nd 2010

This week, life got a lot worse – or a bit worse, and necessarily so – depending on who you choose to believe. Because you can’t believe both sides, and there are certainly two opposing sides when it comes to […] »

Timing the Cuts

October 13th 2010

It has long been known that the UK Comprehensive Spending Review will be published on 20 October. We have also known that the Assembly will not be able to set the 2011-12 budget until after the CSR has been announced. […] »

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 »

Roundtable: The Welsh Benefits System – Housing (south)

The support available for low income families has a significant impact on their likelihood of living in poverty. As part of its project to better understand how that support is made available in Wales, the Bevan Foundation is delighted to […] »