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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.

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 […] »

Wales – the most politically important part of the UK

June 23rd 2011

The future of the welfare state and the role of the public sector in the UK depend on Wales’s performance over the next few years, says Bevan Foundation Director Victoria Winckler.  Speaking at WLGA’s annual conference on 23rd June 2011, […] »

Sunday Supplement Papers

June 12th 2011

Bevan Foundation Director Victoria Winckler and Jonathan Evans, MP for Cardiff North, had an early start on Sunday to review the day’s newspapers for BBC Radio Wales’s Sunday Supplement programme on 12th June 2011.  Faced with a pile of newspapers, […] »

Archbishop sends birthday wishes

May 17th 2011

The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Revd Dr Rowan Williams sent his warm wishes to all Bevan Foundation supporters, Trustees and Staff at the launch of the Foundation’s London branch in its 10th birthday year.  Dr Williams said “As Honorary Patron […] »

How Fair is Wales?

March 31st 2011

Some of the greatest inequalities in Wales today are experienced by older, working-class men as well as by groups of people with ‘protected characteristics’. The Bevan Foundation and New Policy Institute came to this conclusion after reviewing a wealth of […] »

In Print

Exchange Magazine »

Exchange 17: Autumn 2020

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! This bumper issue reflects on the impact of Coronavirus on Wales’ economy and society, and highlights some ways forward to recover, renew and reset Wales in its aftermath. This issue includes articles by: Darren […] »

Events »

Friday Connect: February 2021

We warmly invite you to our new, informal discussions – Friday Connect Many of us feel we have too many online meetings, but they can also be a great way of connecting with others especially when we can’t meet in […] »