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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.

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


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Shaping the Valleys Taskforce

September 25th 2016

The Bevan Foundation is making a significant contribution to the work of the Welsh Government’s Valleys Taskforce, launched on Thursday 22nd September.   The Welsh Government has established a Taskforce to develop “a new approach to investing in the future Read more »

Merthyr Tydfil businesses learn of Living Wage benefits

September 21st 2016

The Bevan Foundation has highlighted how increasing the pay of the lowest paid workers via the Living Wage could benefit local businesses and Merthyr Tydfil’s economy. In a presentation to Merthyr Tydfil Business Club, the Bevan Foundation’s Policy and Research Read more »

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Helping to cut poverty in Swansea

September 20th 2016

The Bevan Foundation was delighted to give expert evidence to Swansea Council’s scrutiny of its anti-poverty strategy on Monday 19th September. Swansea Council is one of very few in Wales to have an anti-poverty strategy. Its scrutiny panel will look Read more »

Statement in response to article published by Media Wales

August 17th 2016

In response to the article ‘Bevan Foundation founder challenges Owen Smith over Pfizer connection’ by Martin Shipton published on 16th August 2016 by WalesOnline, Western Mail and other Media Wales publications, the Bevan Foundation wishes to make clear that Mr Paul Read more »

What does Brexit mean for Merthyr?

July 20th 2016

Bevan Foundation Director, Dr Victoria Winckler has called for a fresh approach to economic development in Wales following the Brexit vote. Speaking to Merthyr Tydfil Business Club on 19th July about how the vote to leave the EU could affect businesses Read more »

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Exchange – Issue 5

Essential summer reading on Brexit, the election and more, exclusively for Bevan Foundation subscribers. The latest edition of Exchange looks at where we want Wales to be and what we should have achieved in five years time. It’s been a Read more »

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Exchange – Issue 4

The spring edition of Exchange is out today! The fourth edition of our exclusive magazine sets the direction for the Fifth Assembly. We invited experts and practitioners from areas including social policy, health and housing to tell us what they think the biggest challenges facing Read more »

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Events

October 5th 2016

Can growth sectors reduce poverty? Workshop

The Bevan Foundation is hosting a series of workshops to explore how growing sectors of the local economy could help to reduce poverty in Wales. Held in Wrexham, the first seminar brings together stakeholders from the private, public and voluntary sectors and Read more »

October 12th 2016

Can growth sectors reduce poverty? Workshop

The second in our series of workshops to explore how growing sectors of the local economy could help to reduce poverty in Wales will be held in Swansea. The seminar brings together stakeholders from the private, public and voluntary sectors and is a unique Read more »