Bevan 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.


Trustee to ‘step aside’

May 11th 2017

Bevan Foundation Trustee Mark Hooper steps aside from his role during the general election. In line with the Bevan Foundation’s policy in political independence and neutrality, Mark Hooper has stepped aside from his role as Treasurer and Trustee while he Read more »

Proposed bill to include a packaging tax

April 6th 2017

Our proposal for a tax on polystyrene packaging used in take-aways took a step forward in the Assembly in a proposed waste reduction bill. Simon Thomas AM’s motion for a Bill on waste reduction that would put place requirements – Read more »

Living Wage findings considered by Assembly Committee

March 16th 2017

Bevan Foundation recommendations on increasing take-up of the voluntary Living Wage were considered by the Assembly’s Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee. Nisreen Mansour, Policy & Research Officer at the Bevan Foundation, gave evidence to the Committee’s inquiry into alternative perspectives Read more »

Our proposed tax on take-away packing supported in Senedd

March 15th 2017

The Bevan Foundation’s recommendation that there should be a tax on polystyrene takc-away packaging has received support in a National Assembly for Wales debate. Speaking in the short debate on Municipal Waste and Recycling on 14th March 2017, Assembly Member Read more »

Shaping the future of Communities First

March 8th 2017

The Bevan Foundation’s work on how best to reduce poverty in communities across Wales has been extensively quoted in recent debates in the National Assembly for Wales and media coverage.   The Cabinet Secretary for Children and Communities, Carl Sargeant Read more »

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Exchange – Issue 8

Looking to the Local The latest edition of our exclusive subscribers’ magazine considers the role of ‘the local’ in Welsh public policy. An eclectic mix of contributors look at how place-based initiatives have worked in Wales, as well as what should be Read more »

Exchange – Issue 7

‘Resilient communities’ is a phrase that’s been hard to avoid in recent months and is central to the discussions about the future of Communities First.  Great though it sounds, it is much less clear what resilience means or how it Read more »

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Events

July 5th 2017

Making City Deals Inclusive

Making City Deals Inclusive Wednesday 5th July 2017 Media Briefing Room, Senedd, Cardiff, CF99 1NA Kindly sponsored by Jeremy Miles AM With City Deals now approved for Cardiff and Swansea – and similar deals on the agenda for the rest of Read more »