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Archive for: Victoria Winckler

Does Wales face an existential crisis?

December 2nd 2019 | Comment & Analysis

Dramatic changes in the population could threaten the very future of Wales, suggests Victoria Winckler. It’s time to take a fresh look at immigration and family-friendly policies if Wales is to survive and thrive.   Throughout recent times, Wales’ population […] »

What will it take to end poverty?

October 21st 2019 | Comment & Analysis

As the month of activities to mark the International Day for Eradicating Poverty draws to a close, Victoria Winckler asks what it will take to put poverty on the political agenda. The previous First Minister said many times in the […] »

Solving poverty: pipe dream or policy goal?

October 14th 2019 | Comment & Analysis

In the week of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Victoria Winckler asks if ending poverty is just a pipe dream or if it is a realistic goal for public policy. This Thursday, 17th October, is the UN’s […] »

Is poverty the new normal?

August 14th 2019 | Comment & Analysis

Victoria Winckler, Director of the Bevan Foundation, asks if the increasing visibility of poverty means we are now ignoring it. A recent article by Rachel Dickinson, president of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services, got me thinking. It wasn’t […] »

Should welfare be devolved?

June 24th 2019 | Comment & Analysis

The devolution of some social security benefits is on the agenda. After giving evidence to the Assembly’s Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee last week, Victoria Winckler looks at the risks and benefits. The devolution of some social security benefits […] »

In Print

Exchange Magazine »

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 […] »