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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.


An alternative route

January 12th 2012

I highlighted back in November that the fall in Welsh domiciled university applicants can be seen as unexpected, given that the changes in tuition fees for English students does not affect young people living in Wales.  Welsh domiciled university applicants […] »

Contenders ready?

January 11th 2012

Two sets of all-Wales elections mark the end of a marathon run of voting: but how will women fare when the votes are counted? 2012 will mark the end of a marathon set of all-Wales elections.  Since 2007, the people […] »

Resolutions to Keep Wales Tidy

January 10th 2012

Environmental campaigners Keep Wales Tidy urge you to make a new year’s resolution that can really make a difference…. We all know that Wales is a beautiful country but look around and you can’t always see it. Whilst most of […] »

Sensory loss & health

January 9th 2012

One in five people in Wales have some form of sensory loss. Many are heavy users of health care services, with a significant percentage being older people with other health conditions, and yet their experiences of accessing services are often […] »

Christmas Quiz

December 22nd 2011

Round 1 – Festive Facts 1. On average how much will Welsh people spend on food, drink and entertainment this festive season? a)    £166.44         b)    £186.44           c)    206.44 2. How many […] »

Welsh Education – We must do better

November 10th 2011

Apart from a few ‘flat-earthers’ there is general agreement thatWales’ education system is in need of reform and revitalisation. The most worrying indication of system failure was provided by last year’s PISA results, but these only confirmed the picture painted […] »

In Print

Exchange Magazine »

Exchange Issue 16, Spring 2020

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. Exchange is normally available exclusively to subscribers but in the […] »

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