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Hexham Debates: Prosperity and Justice – A Plan for the New Economy.
March 9, 2019
Prosperity and Justice: A Plan for the New Economy.
Sharing the findings from the Institute for Public Policy Research’s Commission on Economic Justice, challenging widening inequalities and systemic failings. Brexit; rapid technological change; globalisation; ageing population; and climate change. What can we do in the North East to implement some of the Commission’s recommendations?
Community Organiser for Tyne and Wear Citizens. A 2016 (North East Specialist) Clore Social Leadership Fellow, she served as one of 22 commissioners on the IPPR’s Commission on Economic Justice, which reported in 2018. She has worked for almost 20 years with children, young people and communities to ensure their views and experiences inform public policy. She coordinated Poverty Ends Now (PEN), a youth-led initiative to tackle child poverty. PEN developed a children’s manifesto on poverty for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty. Find out more