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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.


Cardiff City Region Questioned

November 10th 2011

Bevan Foundation Director Victoria Winckler has questioned some of the thinking behind the Cardiff City Region idea – speaking on BBC Radio Wales’s Wales at Work programme on 10th November, she said that although she welcomed the plans to electrify […] »

What Makes a Good School?

November 9th 2011

The author of the PISA report on educational attainment in Wales, the findings of which are shaking up Welsh education, is to address delegates at a Bevan Foundation conference on 15th November.  Despite the impact of the study it is […] »

Call for Regeneration along A465

October 25th 2011

The Welsh Government’s proposals for the latest phase of the dualling of the A465 Heads of the Valleys road has been welcomed by Bevan Foundation Director, Victoria Winckler.  Speaking on BBC Radio Wales’s Good Evening Wales programme on 25th October […] »

Life Expectancy Gap Needs Action

October 20th 2011

Bevan Foundation Director Victoria Winckler has called for more action to close the gap in life expectancy between rich and poor. Statistics published by the Office for National Statistics show that men living in Merthyr Tydfil are likely to live […] »

Value of Volunteering

October 5th 2011

The Bevan Foundation joined dozens of other charities and community groups at the University of Wales, Newport’s annual volunteering and placement fair on 5th October. The University of Wales, Newport’s aim is to ‘kick start a programme to bring together […] »

The Dream of Aneurin Bevan

October 2nd 2011

Professor Dai Smith, chair of Cultural History at Swansea University and Chair of the Arts Council of Wales gave a tour de force presentation on Welsh politics, society and culture on Friday 21st October.  Speaking after the Bevan Foundation’s Annual […] »

Barnett and Fair Funding

September 22nd 2011

The fairness of Wales’s funding is entering a critical phase, said Jane Hutt, Minister for Finance, and Gerald Holtham, Chair of the Holtham Commission. Speaking at a Bevan Foundation breakfast briefing on 22nd September, the Minister outlined the challenges that […] »

Cuts Watch Cymru Keeps Eye on Cuts

July 13th 2011

Thousands of people in Wales face the reality of no job, no money and no home, as cuts in public spending and welfare benefits begin to bite.  The Bevan Foundation is working with Oxfam Cymru and eleven other organizations to […] »

Minister for Housing’s agenda

July 12th 2011

Minister for Housing, Regeneration and Heritage, Huw Lewis AM, set out his agenda for his portfolio at a meeting on 12th July 2011. Speaking within weeks of the election, Huw Lewis welcomed the proposed housing bill and promised to work […] »

Challenge to Eradicate Child Poverty

July 7th 2011

The only way that thousands of Welsh children will escape poverty by 2020 will be if their parents have a paid job, with at least one parent working full-time, according to research published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and launched […] »

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 […] »

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