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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.


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 […] »

Housing in the Welsh valleys

Bevan Foundation at Welsh Conservative Conference

March 10th 2020

Bevan Foundation kicks off 2020 conference season with towns fringe Last week the Bevan Foundation kicked off the first of its conference season events in Llangollen at the Welsh Conservative Conference. Our fringe event, What next for Welsh Towns? proved […] »

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 […] »

Assembly debates our ‘anchor town’ idea

January 21st 2020

The National Assembly for Wales is set to debate the Bevan Foundation’s idea of anchor towns on Wednesday 22nd January 2020, reflecting the value of the idea and illustrating the Bevan Foundation’s impact. The short debate [1], tabled by Hefin […] »

In Print

Exchange Magazine »

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 […] »

Events »

Webinar: Closing the digital divide

The Coronavirus outbreak has forced many people to move their lives on line. But it has been tough for people without access to the internet. What can be done to get more people included in the digital world? Date:  15th […] »