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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 Co-operative Economic Secret

January 10th 2012

Co-operatives have the potential to revitalise the economy in Wales providing thousands of decent jobs and offering better resilience than mainstream businesses, according to a report prepared for the Wales Co-operative Centre by the Bevan Foundation.   The report, launched […] »

Call for Valleys Investment

January 4th 2012

BBC Wales Today yesterday featured a recent post on the Bevan Foundation’s blog Thisismytruth, which pointed out the relative success of the economy in Merthyr Tydfil. The post, written by Bevan Foundation director Victoria Winckler, highlighted the relative success of […] »

Smoking in cars ‘toxic’ says Bevan Foundation

December 29th 2011

Bevan Foundation Director Victoria Winckler has added her voice to the growing chorus of people supporting a ban on smoking in cars when children are present, in a guest contribution to the BMA Wales blog on 21st December 2011.  In […] »

Tai Calon Financial Inclusion Forum

December 6th 2011

Tai Calon, the new social landlord for Blaenau Gwent, launched its new financial inclusion forum on December 6th, to help its tenants to cope with the strain on their budgets as prices soar and wages and benefits are static or […] »

Citizens Advice Annual Conference

November 25th 2011

Thousands of people in Wales are under severe pressure from rising prices, static wages, insecure jobs and housing, said Bevan Foundation Director, Victoria Winckler, in the keynote address to delegates at Citizens Advice Cymru’s Annual Conference in Llandudno on Wednesday […] »

Minister Marks Robert Owen Day

November 23rd 2011

Minister for Housing, Regeneration and Heritage, Huw Lewis AM, put co-operatives at the centre of his vision for Wales’s housing in a keynote speech to guests at a lunch, organised by The Co-operative Membership Cymru Wales and the Bevan Foundation, […] »

A bleak picture for Wales

November 17th 2011

The latest unemployment figures present a bleak picture for Wales – The figures for Wales released today show that almost 134,000 of the working age population are out of work, up by over 11,000 on the quarter.  This represents 9.4% […] »

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 […] »

In Print

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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: Going local: how coronavirus could transform places

The direction to work from home and avoid non-essential travel is highlighting the importance of ‘local’ and could bring new opportunities to many places. What could and should be done to grasp the potential? Date:  8th July 2020 Time: 3pm […] »