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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.

Spring Statement: Our verdict

March 14th 2018

Bevan Foundation Director, Victoria Winckler, has reacted with disappointment to the Chancellor’s Spring Statement. The Chancellor the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, made his Spring Statement on 13th March 2018. In a change to past practice, his statement was an assessment of Read more »


March 12th 2018

Last Wednesday we were privileged to launch the latest Joseph Rowntree Report on Poverty in Wales. The launch – held in the Senedd was very well attended, with more than 50 delegates including AMs and representatives from the public and Read more »

Advising Wales’ Advice Leaders

March 6th 2018

The Bevan Foundation delivers keynote presentation to Citizens’ Advice Cymru’s Wales Leaders’ Forum 2018. The Bevan Foundation was delighted to deliver one of the keynote presentations to Citizens’ Advice Cymru’s Wales Leaders’ Forum on 6th March in Llandudno. Speaking to Read more »

Understanding Poverty in Pembrokeshire

February 28th 2018

The Bevan Foundation is working with Pembrokeshire County Council to increase their understanding of poverty in their area. Pembrokeshire County Council has invited the Bevan Foundation to help to increase understanding of poverty in the county and to develop effective Read more »

Pounds against Poverty campaign total

‘Pounds against Poverty’ surpasses target

January 4th 2018

Our Pounds against Poverty crowdfunding appeal has raised £2,728.   Thanks to the generosity of many individuals and organisations, the total exceeds our initial target of £2,000 by 36%. The funding will be used alongside funds from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Read more »

Help us crowdfund a more prosperous Wales

November 28th 2017

We’ve launched our Pounds against Poverty campaign 1 in 4 people in Wales live in poverty. Poverty doesn’t just affect people who are homeless or unemployed; it affects people like you… People with jobs struggling to get by on low Read more »

Find out what we did in 2016/17

November 13th 2017

The Bevan Foundation’s annual review for 2016/17 highlights how we helped to improve people’s lives. Our four key areas of work were: a blueprint for reducing poverty  practical ways to boost pay an agenda for Wales after Brexit making the Read more »

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In Print

Supporter Magazine

Exchange Issue 10, Spring 2018

“Refreshing, timely and balanced – Exchange has its finger on the pulse” The latest edition of our exclusive supporters’ magazine brings together a range of contributors to explore some of the most current and important issues in Welsh public life. Read more »

Exchange – Issue 9

Well-being in Wales The latest edition of our exclusive supporters’ magazine looks at well-being in Wales from a range of different perspectives. Our excellent range of contributors looks at health and social care in Wales while considering different aspects of Read more »

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Other Publications

Poverty in Wales 2018

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s latest report provides an up-to-date analysis on the current status of poverty in Wales The report looks back over the last twenty years, examining the poverty trends in Wales, comparing Wales with the rest of the Read more »

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April 19th 2018

Prevention & inclusion: lessons for tackling poverty

This event is now fully booked sorry. Keynote address by Lord John Bird   with Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner Kindly sponsored by Mark Isherwood AM The Bevan Foundation and The Big Issue Cymru invite you to a presentation by Lord Read more »