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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.


Welcome for extra ‘holiday hunger’ provision

July 22nd 2019

The Bevan Foundation warmly welcomes the Welsh Government’s announcement of a new ‘Holiday Hunger Playworks Pilot’ scheme this summer. The scheme will enhance school holiday provision for children from low-income families in 13 local authority areas, providing an alternative to […] »

‘A Northern Soul’ inspires Merthyr audience

May 12th 2019

‘Thought-provoking’, ‘poignant’ and ‘inspiring’ were just three ways that the audience described the film ‘A Northern Soul’, screened by the Bevan Foundation in Merthyr Tydfil on Friday 10th May 2019. The film, by BAFTA-nominated director Sean McAllister, tells the story […] »

Bevan Foundation at Plaid Cymru conference

March 26th 2019

Last week the Bevan Foundation was in Bangor at Plaid Cymru’s spring conference to promote a fairer Wales! On Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd March we were at Plaid Cymru’s spring conference in Bangor asking people to support a fairer […] »

Rare opportunity: policy & research officer

March 5th 2019

Wales’ most innovative and influential think tank is looking for a policy professional to complete our ground-breaking project on immigration and integration policy. You’ll have an in-depth understanding of immigration and integration / cohesion policies, excellent research and analytical skills, […] »

Two new briefings on the State of Wales out now!

March 4th 2019

The Bevan Foundation has issued two brand new briefings on the State of Wales today. Our State of Wales briefings provide authoritative, easy-to-access insights into how different groups of people are faring in Wales. The briefings released today cover: attainment of […] »

We comment in The Independent on Brexit & Blaenau Gwent

February 19th 2019

Bevan Foundation Director, Victoria Winckler, has contributed to an article in The Independent on why people in Blaenau Gwent voted to leave the EU. Independent journalist Adam Lusher’s article on the Brexit vote in Blaenau Gwent was published as an […] »

Welcome for ‘exploration’ of devolution of Universal Credit admin

January 28th 2019

The Bevan Foundation has warmly welcomed the First Minister’s statement that the Welsh Government will ‘explore’ whether the administration of Universal Credit should be devolved. Universal Credit is widely accredited with causing harship as a result of how it is […] »

Bevan Foundation speaks at Westminster on immigration policy

January 14th 2019

Bevan Foundation researcher Lucy Stone spoke at a briefing on Brexit for MPs in the House of Commons on 14th January. Bevan Foundation lead on immigration, Lucy Stone, spoke at a Brexit Civil Society Alliance briefing for MPs at Westminster […] »

Happy Christmas / Nadolig Llawen

December 21st 2018

Happy Christmas from the Bevan Foundation team! The office is closed from 4 p.m. on 21st December until 9 a.m. on 2nd January. We look forward to responding to any queries on our return!  

In Print

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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 »

Project partner seminar: Shared assets, shared resilience

Date: 25 February 2020 Time: 1.30pm-3.30pm Venue: Cynon Valley Museum Trust,  Cost: Free (By invitation only – if you are interested in attending please contact us) What is it about? Community, public and shared assets are a fundamental part of our social […] »