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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.


1 in 6 children at risk of going hungry this Christmas

December 12th 2018

The thought of a child going hungry over the school holidays, let alone at Christmas, is shocking. But as our infographic below shows, one in six children are at risk of missing out this Christmas because their families simply can’t […] »

Migration paper used in Lords debate

December 10th 2018

Last week the Bevan Foundation’s ‘Demographic trends in Wales’ report was used in a House of Lords debate. During a Brexit debate in the House of Lords on 6th December, Baroness Humphreys, Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Wales), used our research to […] »

New State of Wales briefing published today

December 10th 2018

The Bevan Foundation has today issued a brand new State of Wales briefing 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 affordable housing. The briefings […] »

Christmas appeal launch: Hands up against holiday hunger!

November 27th 2018

The average person in Britain will have spent around £327 on Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. That’s over 6 times the value of free school meals lost by a low-income family with 2 children over the Christmas holidays. For […] »

The hidden burden of school uniform in Wales

November 13th 2018

Half term may have been and gone, but the cost of school uniform has left a lasting mark on many families’ finances. Our latest infographic shows the hidden burden of school uniform. Families going without basic essentials like food Families […] »

Who is ‘working class’?

November 12th 2018

Last Thursday, we welcomed Claire Ainsley, Executive Director of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, to Cardiff City Hall to talk about her new book ‘The new working class: How to win hearts, minds and votes’. The majority of people still identify […] »

Three new briefings on the State of Wales out now!

October 31st 2018

The Bevan Foundation has issued three 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: poverty access […] »

In Print

Exchange Magazine »

Exchange, Issue 14 Summer 2019

Wales’ best policy and politics magazine! The latest edition of Exchange, Wales’ best policy and politics magazine, brings together a fantastic range of contributors that delve into some of the most current and important issues in Welsh public life. Our […] »

Events »

Live chat on child poverty

What causes child poverty in Wales? Why should we care about it? And what can be done to reduce it? We invite you to join us this Thursday, International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, as we address these questions […] »