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June 2018

Evidence session on the impact of the poverty premium on low-income families

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Committee Room 15 House of Commons London SW1A 0AA

Evidence session on the impact of the poverty premium on low-income families. Chaired by Kevin Hollinrake MP. Speakers: Sam Royston, Director of Policy and Research, The Children’s Society Charley Gibbons, Director of Engagement and Christoph Sinn, External Affairs Manager, Orbit Housing Lucie Russell, Director of Fair by Design, Barrow Cadbury Dan Norris, Welfare Rights Adviser, Child Poverty Action Group

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Child Poverty Conference 2018

June 21
University of Bedfordshire

Our annual conference explores and tackles child poverty in Luton. It’s a chance for all our partners to get together to understand the current picture and share their experiences and knowledge. Working together in this way means we are all able to have a bigger impact. You can book your place now! Just email maddy.iszchak@leveltrust.org to buy your tickets. In your email, please include the names and job titles of the people who would like to attend and whether they have any dietary…

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Scotland Welfare Rights Conference 2018

June 22
University of Strathclyde, Technology and Innovation Centre, 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD

The ongoing roll-out of universal credit across the UK and the passing of Scotland’s first Social Security Act paving the way for the transfer of key benefits, including disability and carer’s assistance, mean that 2018 is yet again a year of massive change in the welfare rights landscape. This conference (the only one of its kind in Scotland) will give delegates the opportunity to hear and discuss the latest developments, but also join political leaders, policy makers and human rights…

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July 2018

Employment and Skills Convention 2018

July 10
The Royal Society

Get in, get on: services that work for everyone We stand at a crossroads. Employment is at record levels. Employment and skills services, charities, councils and JobCentre Plus have all played their parts in transforming lives during changing times. But even with this progress, still too many groups face entrenched disadvantage and too many areas risk being left behind. Despite being one of the world’s wealthiest countries, living standards remain little changed in a decade. We live in changing times. Looking ahead,…

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Evidence session on the lived experience of the poverty premium

July 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Committee Room 19 House of Commons London SW1A 0AA

Evidence session on the lived experience of the poverty premium. Chaired by Neil Gray MP.

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Peak Inequality – Britain’s Ticking Time Bomb

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
London School of Economics

When we think of economic inequality we tend to think of a trend that is ever rising and destined to continue rising; that is far from inevitable. There are many statistics today that point at Britain being at a peak of inequality. However, having allowed the gaps between us to grow so wide has had dire implications for our health, housing, education, demography, politics and future. Danny Dorling highlights these and discusses what it will take to begin to descend…

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October 2018

Evidence session on the role of consumer protection in addressing the poverty premium

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
TBC House of Commons

Evidence session on the role of consumer protection in addressing the poverty premium Chair and speakers to be confirmed.

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