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A new welfare state: Putting work at the heart of welfare

Start:
Mar 27, 2012
End:
Mar 27, 2012
Venue:
Portcullis House, House of Commons
London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom

This event is the second series based on the ‘new centre-ground’ theme that has been developed by Ed Miliband. This seminar will discuss some of the proposals put forward in a new Progress and Centre for American Progress pamphlet, authored by Liam Byrne MP, looking at different aspects of ‘the new centre-ground’ and the policies progressives around the world will need to regain this ground and win re-election. A new welfare state is at the heart of the new centre-ground and Labour’s economic credibilty with the electorate.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Stephen Timms MP, shadow employment minister
  • James Purnell, Head of Open Left at Demos and former secretary of state for work and pensions
  • Ruth Lister, emeritus professor of  social policy, Loughborough University
  • Kirsty McHugh, chief executive, ersa – the Employment Related Services Association

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