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March 2019

The Blackpool We Want for Our Children

March 22
Blackpool Football Club Stadium

The objective of this one-day conference is to: Discuss with local people the Blackpool that they want for themselves, their children and grandchildren, drawing on similar conversations elsewhere in England. Encourage local people to identify what skills, knowledge and insights they bring to helping to create that future. Learn from the priorities that people identify and discuss how progress can be measured over time to help achieve that future – both in terms of outcomes and of the local community…

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April 2019

Living hand to mouth: children and food in low-income families

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Attlee Suite, Portcullis House

A reception to discuss new food poverty research Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and the Thomas Coram Research Unit invite you to a reception to share the findings of important new research on food poverty among children, from leading researchers at the Thomas Coram Research Unit, UCL Institute of Education. Hosted by Stephen Timms MP, the reception will hear from the authors of the book and CPAG’s chief executive Alison Garnham and will include a Q & A session. Part…

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A Compass Event: Leaving the 20th Century

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mary Ward House, Conference and Exhibition Centre, 5-7 Tavistock Place London WC1H 9SN

Politics in the UK hasn't moved on with the times. Our democratic and political system is stuck in the 20th century, while our society and our economy are changing at unprecedented rates. We need our democracy to be fit to match that pace; we need politics that's able to respond, and indeed to work with the incredible opportunity that 21st-century technology offers. Only then will we be able to steer our society in the right direction: towards the Good Society.…

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North of Tyne Mayoral Assembly

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tyne Theatre & Opera House

Ahead of the election a North of Tyne Mayor for Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland on 2nd May, Tyne & Wear's next assembly is Tuesday 30th April, with the candidates for North of Tyne Mayor. Our key charitable aim is to increase the number of people involved in public life. Most people are unaware of the election, the powers the Mayor will have or what difference it will make to their lives. We want to change that.  We also want to increase accountability…

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