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Make or break for devolution?

September 30th 2019

As part of the Gwlad festival to mark 20 years of devolution, the Bevan Foundation organised a debate with three leading politicians on 28th September. Director of the Bevan Foundation and chair of the debate, Victoria Winckler, opened discussion by […] »

Think tanks in Wales adding value

September 26th 2019

The Bevan Foundation hosted an informative seminar on ‘think tanks in Wales’ on Thursday 26th September. Think tanks are a relatively new phenomenon in Wales. They take a variety of different forms, from civil society think tanks to university-based think […] »

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Women’s standard of living

September 9th 2019

The Bevan Foundation is delighted to be working with Chwarae Teg, the charity that inspires, leads and delivers gender equality.  Together, we’re developing solutions to poverty amongst women. To do this, we need to understand better women’s experiences of living […] »

Extraordinary week of debate at the Homeless World Cup 2019

August 5th 2019

The Bevan Foundation was honoured to be involved in the 17th Homeless World Cup held in Cardiff between 27th July and 3rd August 2019.   Through a programme of debate, poetry, comedy, podcasts and more in the Bevan Tent, participants could […] »

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 […] »

In Print

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Exchange Issue 16, Spring 2020

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. Exchange is normally available exclusively to subscribers but in the […] »

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Webinar: Going local: how coronavirus could transform places

The direction to work from home and avoid non-essential travel is highlighting the importance of ‘local’ and could bring new opportunities to many places. What could and should be done to grasp the potential? Date:  8th July 2020 Time: 3pm […] »