Aneurin Bevan Destination Strategy - Your ideas Nye Bevan and his legacy. This project is funded by Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council and Welsh Government. We'd welcome your thoughts and ideas as to how Aneurin Bevan's legacy can be marked in the area he represented - for the residents and for visitors. If you would like to do this survey in Welsh then please click here. The information provided is anonymous unless you choose to include your contact information at the end of the survey. If you would like to contact somebody about this project then please e mail firstname.lastname@example.org. OK Question Title * 1. Who was Nye Bevan? Write up to 5 words or short phrases which you feel best describe Aneurin Bevan in the box below. OK Question Title * 2. How do you think that Tredegar shaped Nye Bevan? What drove him and inspired him? Jot your thoughts into the comment box below. OK Question Title * 3. Which of these aspects of Bevan's live do you feel can be used to help engage, inspire and influence people today? Rank the list below with 1 being the aspect that you feel has the greatest potential. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 N/A Bevan the Bibliophile - His love of reading, libraries, reciting poetry and prose to overcome his stammer. N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 N/A Bevan the Master Orator - Overcoming his stammer by reciting poetry and prose; learning a huge vocabulary; holding public meetings in village halls and open air meetings for election rallies to the huge gatherings in Trafalgar Square. His oratory is well documented. N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 N/A Charismatic Bevan - Establishing the Query Club; securing power in council and parliamentary chambers; securing the BMA to establish the NHS. Also being an International Statesman – links to Soviet Union, USA, etc N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 N/A Bevan the Miner and Trade Unionist - Miner – miners’ agent – Trade Unions – helping miners on strike. N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 N/A Bevan the Politician - His journey from Trade Union representative to Tredegar Urban District Council then Monmouthshire County Council and ultimately to Parliament. His transition from representing miners to representing constituents. N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 N/A Bevan’s Achievements - Establishing the National Health Service and his ambitious programme of building over 800,000 homes after WW2. N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 N/A Bevan’s personal life - His marriage to Jenny Lee. His love of walking. His love of music, plays, books – and good times. Overcoming adversity – his stammer, TICC, Mine owners, poverty etc. N/A OK Question Title * 4. Projects/places which celebrate/mark the life of Nye Bevan. Rank the following sites that are connected to Nye Bevan's life in some way - 1 for the most important through to 9 for the least important to you. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 N/A The Bevan Stones N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 N/A No 10 The Circle N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 N/A NUM/The Town Hall Building, Tredegar N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 N/A Bedwellty House - Council Chamber N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 N/A Tredegar Museum N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 N/A Gwent Archives N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 N/A Aneurin Bevan Trail N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 N/A Walk Route - In the footsteps of Nye Bevan N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 N/A Artworks around Tredegar N/A OK Question Title * 5. Thinking of the same list of sites, what do you think about them and how could they be improved? Put your comments in the boxes alongside the sites. The Bevan Stones No 10 The Circle NUM/Town Hall Building, Tredegar Bedwellty House - Council Chamber Tredegar Museum Gwent Archives Aneurin Bevan Trail Walk route - In the footsteps of Nye Bevan Various Artworks OK Question Title * 6. Where and how do you think Bevan's legacy should be celebrated? This might include developments of existing site or projects or completely new projects. Write your thoughts in the box below. OK Question Title * 7. Using Nye and his legacy as a catalyst, what kind of projects would you like to see developed? Rank the following suggestions - 1 for those that you'd like to see, 6 for what you'd least like to see. 1 2 3 4 5 6 N/A Visitor-based products such as guided trails, visitor centre, etc. N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 N/A Curriculum based education activities. N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 N/A Embed the development of the NHS and the influence of the Medical Aid Society into courses for student nurses/doctors and health workers. N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 N/A Set up an annual Bevan award for achievement, aimed at young people. N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 N/A Annual Festival. N/A 1 2 3 4 5 6 N/A Artworks. N/A OK Question Title * 8. What other sort of projects do you think could be developed (following on from the previous question)? Put your ideas in the box below. OK Question Title * 9. Please jot down in this box anything else that you'd like to contribute to the project. If you would like us to contact you please include a phone number or e mail address. OK Question Title * 10. To help contextualise your answers, please give us an indication of where you live/are from. Born in the Rhymney, Tredegar, Ebbw Vale area and now live away. Live or work in the Rhymney, Tredegar, Ebbw Vale area. Live in South Wales. Live in Wales. Live in UK. Live overseas. OK DONE - THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING IN THIS SURVEY.