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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.

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Would independence for Wales end poverty?

October 17th 2020

On the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we ask Carwyn Jones, Helen Mary Jones and David Melding if independence for Wales would end poverty. The Coronavirus outbreak has highlighted the sometimes tense relationship between different parts of the […] »

Bevan Foundation welcomes free school meals in holidays

October 15th 2020

The Bevan Foundation has welcomed the Welsh Government’s decision to provide free school meals for eligible children in the school holidays. The Bevan Foundation has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams, that the Welsh Government will […] »

Solo living in Wales rising, reveals Bevan Foundation

October 7th 2020

Solo living in Wales is rising, according to the Bevan Foundation’s latest State of Wales briefing The Bevan Foundation’s latest State of Wales briefing explores how households in Wales are changing. especially the number, size and type of household.  Of particular […] »

Changing public attitudes to coronavirus

August 19th 2020

Public attitudes and behaviours towards the coronavirus outbreak are changing. The Bevan Foundation’s latest State of Wales briefing brings together the key statistics and shows how views are changing. It covers public attitudes on: the threat of the virus visits […] »

Terraced housing in Wales

Working together to reduce health inequalities

July 24th 2020

The Bevan Foundation is working with the People’s Health Trust to reduce inequalities in health. Living on a low income or in a neighbourhood which experiences socio-economic disadvantage dramatically affects people’s health and well-being. Not only are people more likely […] »

Black lives briefing

June 10th 2020

Recent events in the USA and protests around the world are highlighting the racism that infects our society and damages the lives of people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups. Our latest State of Wales briefing has been prepared […] »

Pay cash in lieu of Free School Meals

April 2nd 2020

The Bevan Foundation is urging the Welsh Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams AM, to insist that local authorities pay parents cash to replace Free School Meals. At the start of the Coronavirus outbreak, the Bevan Foundation called for local authorities to […] »

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 […] »

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 […] »

In Print

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Exchange 17: Autumn 2020

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! This bumper issue reflects on the impact of Coronavirus on Wales’ economy and society, and highlights some ways forward to recover, renew and reset Wales in its aftermath. This issue includes articles by: Darren […] »

Events »

Friday Connect: February 2021

We warmly invite you to our new, informal discussions – Friday Connect Many of us feel we have too many online meetings, but they can also be a great way of connecting with others especially when we can’t meet in […] »