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From poverty to life chances and back to destitution

Thursday 19th October 2017

Frank Field is Member of Parliament for Birkenhead. From 1997 to 1998, he served as the Minister of Welfare Reform in the Labour government; he was elected Chair of the Work and Pensions Select Committee in June 2015 Field, and re-elected unopposed following the 2017 general election. Throughout his career, he has campaigned against poverty and low pay, and is the recent author with  Andrew Forsey of A new contract for the 'gig economy' (2017).  In 2013 he published Working Welfare - Contributory Benefits, the Moral Economy and the New Politics. 

Co-sponsored by the Las Casas Institute and the Centre for Enterprise, Markets, and Ethics.


Date: Thursday October 19th 2017
Time: 5pm
Venue: Central Oxford, location to be confirmed

Entry by ticket only. Tickets will be available from eventbrite by August 1st