In the news in September 2022

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NewsOctober 5th, 2022

The Bevan Foundation made the headlines through September 

The Bevan Foundation’s work continued to make a splash in the media throughout September. The Foundation’s work in a variety of areas was covered by both local, Welsh and UK media showing the extent of the impact of the Foundation’s work.

Holiday rentals and Airbnb 

September 29th saw the Bevan Foundation publish its latest report, Holiday lets and the private rental sector. The report provides a unique analysis of holiday rentals in Wales and its findings were picked up by a variety of media outlets. At a UK level the report was covered extensively in the Daily Mail. Looking closer to the home the report was covered by a mixture of national and local print outlets including the Western Mail, the Daily Post, ITV Wales’ website, the Powys County Times, the North Wales Pioneer and the Rhyl, Prestatyn & Abergele Journal

In addition to the coverage the report received in the written media the report was also covered by a radio stations including BBC Radio Cymru, the Global radio network and the Bauer radio network. 

Cost of living crisis 

The cost of living crisis continues to be a major news story, and the Bevan Foundation has been able to use its insights to inform debate through September. On September 8th our Director, Dr Victoria Winckler appeared on BBC Radio Wales, and our Head of Policy (Poverty) Dr Steffan Evans appeared on BBC Radio Cymru. Both gave their reaction to the package of support announced by the UK Government to help families with their energy bills.

The Foundation’s Snapshot of Poverty report also continued to provide the media with valuable information to inform their coverage of the crisis. September 15th for instance saw the Daily Post make reference to our findings in an article on poverty in north Wales. 

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