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Bevan Foundation News

Find out more about how we’re changing Wales and the UK, through reports in the media, debate in the National Assembly for Wales and UK Parliament, and informing expert thinking.

You’ll also find updates about staff, trustees and other news about us.  We also post any vacancies in this section.


Bevan Foundation joins discussion on rural poverty

October 29th 2020

The Bevan Foundation appears on ITV Wales and S4C to discuss rural poverty. Poverty is a problem in all our communities. Recent research released by the Child Poverty Action Group show that more than 1 in 5 children live in […] »

Would independence for Wales end poverty?

October 17th 2020

On the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we ask Carwyn Jones, Helen Mary Jones and David Melding if independence for Wales would end poverty.   Could constitutional change help challenge poverty? from Bevan Foundation on Vimeo. The Coronavirus […] »

Housing in Wales

Twitter chat explores housing’s role in solving poverty

October 15th 2020

In its latest #ChallengePovertyWeek event the Bevan Foundation held a twitter chat to discuss the role of housing in solving poverty Housing costs are the largest living costs faced by most families in Wales. People trapped in poverty are often […] »

Bevan Foundation welcomes free school meals in holidays

October 15th 2020

The Bevan Foundation has welcomed the Welsh Government’s decision to provide free school meals for eligible children in the school holidays. The Bevan Foundation has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams, that the Welsh Government will […] »

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Bevan Foundation launches campaign to challenge poverty

October 12th 2020

Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on people in poverty in Wales. During #ChallengePovertyWeek we’re appealing to those who can to ‘Chip in To Challenge Poverty’. Tomorrow we’ll be launching our ‘Transforming Wales’ agenda for change, which includes innovative proposals […] »

Experience of shielding

Lessons from lockdown: experiences of shielding

October 8th 2020

Bevan Foundation calls for more action to support people advised to shield Our work looking at the impact of Coronavirus has found that more action is needed to support people who have been shielding. The effects of the Coronavirus pandemic […] »

Solo living in Wales rising, reveals Bevan Foundation

October 7th 2020

Solo living in Wales is rising, according to the Bevan Foundation’s latest State of Wales briefing The Bevan Foundation’s latest State of Wales briefing explores how households in Wales are changing. especially the number, size and type of household.  Of particular […] »

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Bevan Foundation joins Plaid Cymru debate on education

October 3rd 2020

The Bevan Foundation took part in a fringe meeting as part of Plaid Cymru’s virtual Party Conference With the continuing impact of Covid-19 meaning that Plaid Cymru’s 2020 conference had to be moved online the Bevan Foundation was delighted to […] »

In Print

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Exchange Issue 16, Spring 2020

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! This issue of Exchange provides more insights into the current and important issues in Welsh public life. This issue includes articles : Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner for Wales, on the challenges faced by children […] »

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