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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.


The First Minster Mark Drakeford AM with our Nye Bevan placard.    

Supporting a fairer Wales at Welsh Labour conference

April 15th 2019

We were delighted to attend the Welsh Labour spring conference in Llandudno on Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of April. It was the second time that the Bevan Foundation has been an exhibitor at the Welsh Labour conference […] »

Contributors at Where next for social rent

The key takeaways from our affordable social rent seminar

April 9th 2019

On 2nd of April, we welcomed around 60 people from across the housing sector to a seminar with Shelter Cymru to discuss the growing problem of unaffordable social rent. Following an introduction by our director, Dr Victoria Winckler and John […] »

Our new partner: Community

April 8th 2019

We’re delighted to announce our new organisational partnership with Community, the modern union for the changing world. Community is the first of three new partners, working with the Bevan Foundation to increase equality, prosperity and justice. “Like us, Community are […] »

New State of Wales briefing out now!

April 2nd 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 out of […] »

Latest poverty figures a wakeup call

March 28th 2019

Wales’ most influential and innovative think-tank, the Bevan Foundation, is calling for renewed efforts to solve poverty after the latest statistics show no progress in reducing poverty in Wales. The Bevan Foundation has labelled the poverty figures a ‘wakeup call’ […] »

Bevan Foundation at Plaid Cymru conference

March 26th 2019

Last week the Bevan Foundation was in Bangor at Plaid Cymru’s spring conference to promote a fairer Wales! On Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd March we were at Plaid Cymru’s spring conference in Bangor asking people to support a fairer […] »

Event explores solutions to gender inequality at work

March 7th 2019

In the week Wales marks both International Women’s Day and National Careers Week, we have hosted our first thought leader talk of 2019 to explore what women want from work and how the Welsh workplace can adapt. Key speaker at […] »

Rare opportunity: policy & research officer

March 5th 2019

Wales’ most innovative and influential think tank is looking for a policy professional to complete our ground-breaking project on immigration and integration policy. You’ll have an in-depth understanding of immigration and integration / cohesion policies, excellent research and analytical skills, […] »

Two new briefings on the State of Wales out now!

March 4th 2019

The Bevan Foundation has issued two brand new briefings 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 briefings released today cover: attainment of […] »

In Print

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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 »

Roundtable: The Welsh Benefits System – Housing (south)

The support available for low income families has a significant impact on their likelihood of living in poverty. As part of its project to better understand how that support is made available in Wales, the Bevan Foundation is delighted to […] »