Bevan News

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.


Our proposed tax on take-away packing supported in Senedd

March 15th 2017

The Bevan Foundation’s recommendation that there should be a tax on polystyrene takc-away packaging has received support in a National Assembly for Wales debate. Speaking in the short debate on Municipal Waste and Recycling on 14th March 2017, Assembly Member Read more »

Shaping the future of Communities First

March 8th 2017

The Bevan Foundation’s work on how best to reduce poverty in communities across Wales has been extensively quoted in recent debates in the National Assembly for Wales and media coverage.   The Cabinet Secretary for Children and Communities, Carl Sargeant Read more »

We did it!

January 4th 2017

Our appeal to raise funds to help create a better future for young people has reached its target of £5,000! Thanks to the generosity of many individuals and organisations we raised £4,882.50 online and a further £307 in off-donations, making Read more »

Crowdfund a better future!

December 5th 2016

Our crowdfunding campaign to develop new opportunities for Wales’ young people is now live – can you help? Every year around 20,000 young people in Wales leave school without five GCSEs at grades A*-C, including Maths and English or Welsh. Read more »

Brexit: we talk to CHC about what next

December 5th 2016

Bevan Foundation Director Victoria Winckler addressed delegates to Community Housing Cymru’s annual conference on 2nd December 2016 Victoria Winckler, Director of the Bevan Foundation, addressed the annual conference of Community Housing Cymru on Friday 2nd December. Speaking to more than 100 Read more »

What we did and the difference we made

November 2nd 2016

Our Annual Review for 2015/16 is now available in both English and in Welsh. The review sets out who we are and what we do, and provides a summary of what we did over the year from April 2015 to Read more »

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In Print

Subscribers' Magazine

Exchange – Issue 8

Looking to the Local The latest edition of our exclusive subscribers’ magazine considers the role of ‘the local’ in Welsh public policy. An eclectic mix of contributors look at how place-based initiatives have worked in Wales, as well as what should be Read more »

Exchange – Issue 7

‘Resilient communities’ is a phrase that’s been hard to avoid in recent months and is central to the discussions about the future of Communities First.  Great though it sounds, it is much less clear what resilience means or how it Read more »

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Taking the Valleys Forward

Taking the Valleys Forward: how the Valleys Taskforce can build prosperity and security This short paper brings together some of the Bevan Foundation’s recent work on the economy and labour market into a set of proposals for that would help Read more »

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