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
Venue: Central Oxford, location to be confirmed
Entry by ticket only. Tickets will be available from eventbrite by August 1st