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Bevan Foundation 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.


Giving evidence to the External Affairs Committee

May 14th 2019

We were very pleased to contribute our views on “Life after free movement” to the Assembly’s inquiry into migration policy after Brexit on Monday 13th May. Appearing alongside expert witnesses Dr Madelaine Sumption from Oxford University and Marley Morris from […] »

‘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 […] »

Your chance to make devolved Wales fairer

May 7th 2019

Devolution has brought great change to Wales over the past 20 years, but it hasn’t got rid of inequality. That’s why, in the month Wales marks #Devolution20, we’re inviting more people to support our campaign for #AFairerWales. Devolved Wales and […] »

The First Minster Mark Drakeford AM with our Nye Bevan placard.    

Supporting a fairer Wales at Welsh Labour conference

April 15th 2019

We were delighted to attend the Welsh Labour spring conference in Llandudno on Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of April. It was the second time that the Bevan Foundation has been an exhibitor at the Welsh Labour conference […] »

Contributors at Where next for social rent

The key takeaways from our affordable social rent seminar

April 9th 2019

On 2nd of April, we welcomed around 60 people from across the housing sector to a seminar with Shelter Cymru to discuss the growing problem of unaffordable social rent. Following an introduction by our director, Dr Victoria Winckler and John […] »

Our new partner: Community

April 8th 2019

We’re delighted to announce our new organisational partnership with Community, the modern union for the changing world. Community is the first of three new partners, working with the Bevan Foundation to increase equality, prosperity and justice. “Like us, Community are […] »

New State of Wales briefing out now!

April 2nd 2019

The Bevan Foundation has issued a brand new briefing 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 briefing released today covers out of […] »

Latest poverty figures a wakeup call

March 28th 2019

Wales’ most influential and innovative think-tank, the Bevan Foundation, is calling for renewed efforts to solve poverty after the latest statistics show no progress in reducing poverty in Wales. The Bevan Foundation has labelled the poverty figures a ‘wakeup call’ […] »

In Print

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Exchange, Issue 14 Summer 2019

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! The latest edition of Exchange, Wales’ best policy and politics magazine, brings together a fantastic range of contributors that delve into some of the most current and important issues in Welsh public life. Our […] »

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