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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.


New Real Living Wage rate: our reaction

November 11th 2019

The Bevan Foundation welcomes the increase to the real Living Wage but says that more needs to be done.   On Monday 11th November the Living Wage Foundation announced the new hourly rate for the Real Living Wage for 2020. […] »

New State of Wales briefing out now!

November 4th 2019

The Bevan Foundation has issued a brand new briefing on the State of Wales today, on affordable housing. Our State of Wales briefings provide authoritative, easy-to-access insights into how different groups of people are faring in Wales. The briefing released today […] »

‘Twitter Chat’ on eradicating poverty

October 18th 2019

To mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17th October 2019, the Bevan Foundation hosted a Twitter Chat on what should be done to end child poverty in Wales. Twitter Chats are a new way for people […] »

Where next for civil society?

October 15th 2019

The Bevan Foundation and Electoral Reform Society Cymru joined forces last week to discuss the future of civil society in Wales. Devolution has transformed Wales’ institutions, but there have been fewer changes in the last 20 years in Welsh civil […] »

Bevan Foundation urges people to join together against poverty

October 1st 2019

The Bevan Foundation has today launched a new campaign encouraging people to join against poverty. The launch comes as anti-poverty campaigners prepare for International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17th October which this year focuses on how people […] »

Make or break for devolution?

September 30th 2019

As part of the Gwlad festival to mark 20 years of devolution, the Bevan Foundation organised a debate with three leading politicians on 28th September. Director of the Bevan Foundation and chair of the debate, Victoria Winckler, opened discussion by […] »

Think tanks in Wales adding value

September 26th 2019

The Bevan Foundation hosted an informative seminar on ‘think tanks in Wales’ on Thursday 26th September. Think tanks are a relatively new phenomenon in Wales. They take a variety of different forms, from civil society think tanks to university-based think […] »

Bevan Foundation keynote at Grŵp Cynefin AGM

September 26th 2019

The Bevan Foundation was delighted to deliver the keynote presentation at Grŵp Cynefin’s Annual General Meeting in St Asaph on 26th September. The AGM was attended by Grŵp Cynefin staff members, tenants and stakeholders from across north Wales.  The AGM […] »

In Print

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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 »

Beyond cities: resilient local economies and communities

What are the prospects for the places beyond cities and how can they secure inclusive and resilient economies? *Scroll down for Welsh* Date: Thursday 28 November 2019 Time:  09:00 – 13:15 Location: Orbit Centre, Merthyr Tydfil This conference draws together […] »