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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.

Trustee to ‘step aside’

May 11th 2017

Bevan Foundation Trustee Mark Hooper steps aside from his role during the general election. In line with the Bevan Foundation’s policy in political independence and neutrality, Mark Hooper has stepped aside from his role as Treasurer and Trustee while he Read more »

Proposed bill to include a packaging tax

April 6th 2017

Our proposal for a tax on polystyrene packaging used in take-aways took a step forward in the Assembly in a proposed waste reduction bill. Simon Thomas AM’s motion for a Bill on waste reduction that would put place requirements – Read more »

Living Wage findings considered by Assembly Committee

March 16th 2017

Bevan Foundation recommendations on increasing take-up of the voluntary Living Wage were considered by the Assembly’s Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee. Nisreen Mansour, Policy & Research Officer at the Bevan Foundation, gave evidence to the Committee’s inquiry into alternative perspectives Read more »

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 »

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In Print

Supporter Magazine

Exchange Issue 10, Spring 2018

“Refreshing, timely and balanced – Exchange has 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. Read more »

Exchange – Issue 9

Well-being in Wales The latest edition of our exclusive supporters’ magazine looks at well-being in Wales from a range of different perspectives. Our excellent range of contributors looks at health and social care in Wales while considering different aspects of Read more »

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Other Publications

Poverty in Wales 2018

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s latest report provides an up-to-date analysis on the current status of poverty in Wales The report looks back over the last twenty years, examining the poverty trends in Wales, comparing Wales with the rest of the Read more »

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April 19th 2018

Prevention & inclusion: lessons for tackling poverty

This event is now fully booked sorry. Keynote address by Lord John Bird   with Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner Kindly sponsored by Mark Isherwood AM The Bevan Foundation and The Big Issue Cymru invite you to a presentation by Lord Read more »