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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.


We’re hiring!

November 29th 2019

Two new and exciting opportunities to strengthen the Welsh economy working with Wales’ most influential think tank 1. Fair Work Project Officer Circa £30,000 p.a. This is an exciting new role to find innovative ways of increasing ‘fair work’ in […] »

Say Croeso this Christmas Wales migration

Christmas appeal welcomes migrants in Wales

November 26th 2019

Today marks the start of our Christmas ‘Croeso’ appeal to raise £2,000 for our vital work on inclusion. It may be a controversial topic, but we’re deeply concerned about the plight facing migrants to Wales. Many people from outside the […] »

Ending poverty and inequality: what we did in 2018/19

November 19th 2019

Our latest Annual Review sets out what we did in financial year 2018/19.   It includes summaries of our key projects and their impact, as well as an overview of our finances and ‘who’s who’. Key projects Over the year we […] »

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 […] »

In Print

Exchange Magazine »

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 »

Roundtable: The Welsh Benefits System – Housing (south)

The support available for low income families has a significant impact on their likelihood of living in poverty. As part of its project to better understand how that support is made available in Wales, the Bevan Foundation is delighted to […] »