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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.


The hidden burden of school uniform in Wales

November 13th 2018

Half term may have been and gone, but the cost of school uniform has left a lasting mark on many families’ finances. Our latest infographic shows the hidden burden of school uniform. Families going without basic essentials like food Families Read more »

Who is ‘working class’?

November 12th 2018

Last Thursday, we welcomed Claire Ainsley, Executive Director of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, to Cardiff City Hall to talk about her new book ‘The new working class: How to win hearts, minds and votes’. The majority of people still identify Read more »

Three new briefings on the State of Wales out now!

October 31st 2018

The Bevan Foundation has issued three 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: poverty access Read more »

Evidence on Welsh budget

October 29th 2018

The Bevan Foundation has shared its views about the Welsh Government’s draft budget to the Assembly’s Finance Committee.   Appearing before the Committee on 25th October, Director Victoria Winckler said that health continued to account for the lion’s share of Read more »

Questions about Metro

October 24th 2018

At a recent conference on the South Wales Metro, Bevan Foundation Director, Victoria Winckler,  questioned some of the assumptions made about the relationship between Cardiff and the south Wales valleys. Victoria was a panelist at a conference held on 8th Read more »

A new measure for poverty in Wales and the UK

September 19th 2018

The Bevan Foundation welcomes the launch of a new measure for poverty in the UK A new measure for poverty has been published by the Social Metrics Commission. The Social Metrics Commission was established in 2016 to develop a more accurate measure Read more »

Welcome for new guidance on school uniforms

September 4th 2018

The Bevan Foundation welcomes the Cabinet Secretary for Education’s announcement that she is to consult on new statutory guidance on school uniforms. As children across Wales gear up for a new school term, the Cabinet Secretary for Education, Kirsty Williams, Read more »

In Print

Supporter Magazine

Exchange Issue 12, Winter 2018

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! The latest edition of Exchange, Wales’ best policy and politics magazine that is exclusively for supporters of the Bevan Foundation brings together a fantastic range of contributors that delve into some of the most Read more »

Exchange Issue 11, Summer 2018

The magazine with its finger on the pulse! The latest edition of our exclusive supporters’ magazine brings together a range of contributors to explore some of the most current and important issues in Welsh public life. New free extract for Read more »

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Other Publications

2019 Outlook for Wales

Our latest look at the year ahead draws on a wide range of expert analyses as well as some speculation of our own. It makes for uncomfortable reading, with the prospects looking tough indeed for the least well-off in particular. Read more »

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Events

February 7th 2019

Seminar: Solutions to Holiday Hunger

Thousands of children in Wales are at risk of holiday hunger. This seminar, one of our knowledge exchange events, will look at what is being done in Wales today and exchange ideas and experiences to help develop solutions to this Read more »

March 6th 2019

The Feminine Organisation – talk with Deborah Hargreaves

Join us at our first Thought Leader talk of 2019 to hear Deborah Hargreaves, journalist fellow at the Friends Provident Foundation and former Guardian business editor, on reshaping workplaces to suit women. Date: 6th March 2019 Time: Registration and lunch 12.00, talks Read more »