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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 still working!

March 18th 2020

We’re changing our working arrangements during the COVID-19 outbreak. Like many organisations we are changing how we work in the next few weeks.  We’ll still be picking up emails and calls, and carrying on doing our utmost to make Wales […] »

Bevan Foundation at Welsh Conservative Conference

March 10th 2020

Bevan Foundation kicks off 2020 conference season with towns fringe Last week the Bevan Foundation kicked off the first of its conference season events in Llangollen at the Welsh Conservative Conference. Our fringe event, What next for Welsh Towns? proved […] »

Welcome for Assembly report on 2020 Welsh budget

January 30th 2020

The Bevan Foundation welcomes the Assembly Finance Committee’s call for a stronger focus on solving poverty in the Welsh Government’s budget. The Bevan Foundation welcomes the report of the Finance Committee of the National Assembly for Wales on the Welsh […] »

Assembly debates our ‘anchor town’ idea

January 21st 2020

The National Assembly for Wales is set to debate the Bevan Foundation’s idea of anchor towns on Wednesday 22nd January 2020, reflecting the value of the idea and illustrating the Bevan Foundation’s impact. The short debate [1], tabled by Hefin […] »

Thank you for saying ‘Croeso’

January 7th 2020

We’re delighted to announce that our ‘Say Croeso!’ Christmas appeal exceeded our target, raising a total of  £2,171 We are extremely grateful to everyone who donated and helped to spread the word. The funds raised will be used to produce […] »

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 […] »

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 »

What can governments do to reduce child poverty?

With child poverty increasing and casting a long shadow over children’s lives, leading child poverty expert, Naomi Eisenstadt, outlines her thinking on what governments at all levels can do to reduce it. Join us at this important event to discuss […] »