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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.


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 […] »

Bevan Foundation keynote at Grŵp Cynefin AGM

September 26th 2019

The Bevan Foundation was delighted to deliver the keynote presentation at Grŵp Cynefin’s Annual General Meeting in St Asaph on 26th September. The AGM was attended by Grŵp Cynefin staff members, tenants and stakeholders from across north Wales.  The AGM […] »

Solutions to poverty in Neath Port Talbot

September 20th 2019

  The Bevan Foundation has contributed to solving poverty in one local authority. Today the Bevan Foundation was a keynote speaker at symposium organised by Neath Port Talbot Council. The symposium brought officers from across the council along with other […] »

Bevan Foundation goes international

September 19th 2019

Today the Bevan Foundation will present lessons from the south Wales experience of transition away from coal at a conference in Cottbus, Germany. At the International Lusatia Conference of Future-oriented Regions, Helen Cunningham, project officer for Building Economic Resilience in […] »

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 […] »

New State of Wales briefing out now!

July 30th 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 relative low […] »

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 […] »

In Print

Exchange Magazine »

Exchange, Issue 15 Autumn 2019

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. Our Autumn 2019 article includes: Julie Morgan AM, Deputy Minister […] »

Events »

What can governments do to reduce child poverty?

With child poverty increasing and casting a long shadow over children’s lives, leading child poverty expert, Naomi Eisenstadt, outlines her thinking on what governments at all levels can do to reduce it. Join us at this important event to discuss […] »