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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.

Advising Wales’ Advice Leaders

March 6th 2018

The Bevan Foundation delivers keynote presentation to Citizens’ Advice Cymru’s Wales Leaders’ Forum 2018. The Bevan Foundation was delighted to deliver one of the keynote presentations to Citizens’ Advice Cymru’s Wales Leaders’ Forum on 6th March in Llandudno. Speaking to Read more »

Understanding Poverty in Pembrokeshire

February 28th 2018

The Bevan Foundation is working with Pembrokeshire County Council to increase their understanding of poverty in their area. Pembrokeshire County Council has invited the Bevan Foundation to help to increase understanding of poverty in the county and to develop effective Read more »

Pounds against Poverty campaign total

‘Pounds against Poverty’ surpasses target

January 4th 2018

Our Pounds against Poverty crowdfunding appeal has raised £2,728.   Thanks to the generosity of many individuals and organisations, the total exceeds our initial target of £2,000 by 36%. The funding will be used alongside funds from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Read more »

Help us crowdfund a more prosperous Wales

November 28th 2017

We’ve launched our Pounds against Poverty campaign 1 in 4 people in Wales live in poverty. Poverty doesn’t just affect people who are homeless or unemployed; it affects people like you… People with jobs struggling to get by on low Read more »

Find out what we did in 2016/17

November 13th 2017

The Bevan Foundation’s annual review for 2016/17 highlights how we helped to improve people’s lives. Our four key areas of work were: a blueprint for reducing poverty  practical ways to boost pay an agenda for Wales after Brexit making the Read more »

Carl Sargeant AM

November 9th 2017

The Bevan Foundation is deeply saddened at the death of Carl Sargeant AM. The Bevan Foundation is deeply saddened at the death of Carl Sargeant AM.  Many of the staff and trustees had the privilege of working with him over the Read more »

Partnership to reduce poverty

November 7th 2017

The Bevan Foundation and Joseph Rowntree Foundation are proud to announce a new, four year partnership to reduce poverty in Wales. With no sign of levels of poverty reducing and every likelihood that they will rise, the new partnership between Read more »

Shaping Wales’ city deals

November 5th 2017

The Bevan Foundation has welcomed the report of the Assembly’s Economy and Infrastructure Committee on the City Deals and regional economies of Wales. The report references the written evidence submitted jointly with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on the question of Read more »

Shaping scrutiny of the Welsh Government’s spending plans

October 26th 2017

The Bevan Foundation’s evidence is informing the Assembly’s Finance Committee The Bevan Foundation was delighted to give written and oral evidence to the Assembly’s Finance Committee on 25th October 2017. The Committee is scrutinizing the Welsh Government’s spending plans for Read more »

In Print

Supporter Magazine

Exchange Issue 12, Winter 2018

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! The latest edition of Exchange, Wales’ best policy and politics magazine that is exclusively for supporters of the Bevan Foundation brings together a fantastic range of contributors that delve into some of the most Read more »

Exchange Issue 11, Summer 2018

The magazine with 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. New free extract for Read more »

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Other Publications

Human Rights, Equality and Well-being

Following from the last two briefings on incorporation of human rights and accountability and enforcement of human rights, the last in the series discusses the relationship between human rights, equality and well-being. Throughout February the Bevan Foundation has published three Read more »

Human Rights: Accountability and Enforcement

Following last week’s briefing on incorporation of human rights into Welsh law, Dr Simon Hoffman explains how incorporation supports accountability for, and enforcement of human rights. Last week, Associate Professor at Swansea University, Dr Simon Hoffman, discussed incorporation of international Read more »

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March 18th 2019

Roundtable: Support Schemes for Low Income Families

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 Read more »