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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.

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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 »

We did it!

January 4th 2017

Our appeal to raise funds to help create a better future for young people has reached its target of £5,000! Thanks to the generosity of many individuals and organisations we raised £4,882.50 online and a further £307 in off-donations, making Read more »

Crowdfund a better future!

December 5th 2016

Our crowdfunding campaign to develop new opportunities for Wales’ young people is now live – can you help? Every year around 20,000 young people in Wales leave school without five GCSEs at grades A*-C, including Maths and English or Welsh. Read more »

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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 »

Exchange – Issue 6

It’s been almost five months since the UK voted to leave the EU. As the initial shock of the referendum result dies down, the latest edition of Exchange looks at the impact that Brexit could have on Wales. Our contributors Read more »

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Consultation response: Primary Care

The Bevan Foundation has responded to a consultation by the National Assembly for  Wales’  Health, Social Care and Sport Committee on primary care. The committee’s inquiry will focus on the role of Wales 64 cluster networks – groups of GPs working with Read more »

Consultation response: First 1,000 Days

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Bevan Foundation have responded to a consultation by the National Assembly for  Wales’ Children, Young People and Education Committee on the first 1,000 days of a person’s life. The inquiry is seeking to establish the extent to which Welsh Read more »

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