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Beatrice Webb: her quest for a fairer society

LSE and Smith Institute launch event


Tackling poverty and inequality is at the heart of progressive politics. But what can history tell us about the struggle for a fairer society, and where does the work of Beatrice Webb, the co-founder of LSE and advocate of the welfare state, fit in?

Jonathan Derbyshire is the culture editor of the New Statesman.

Professor David Piachaud is Professor of Social Policy at LSE.

Stephen Timms is MP for East Ham and shadow minister for employment.

Michael Ward is a Smith Institute Research Fellow and chairman of the Centre for Local Economic Strategies.


Speaker(s):

Michael Ward | talks
Chair: Jonathan Derbyshire | talks
Respondent: Professor David Piachaud | talks
Respondent: Stephen Timms MP | talks
Chair: Paul Hackett | talks

 

Date and Time:

12 October 2011 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Old Theatre
Old Building
London School of Economics and Political Science
London
WC2A 2AE


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London School of Economics & Political Science
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Free

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