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The inequalities of place

2nd June 2021
  • ResPublica

Conservative anti-poverty month | Online Conference

ResPublica, with the support of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, are organising an online anti-poverty conference with Conservative MPs and prominent academics in June, with five panels spread over four weeks.

The Conference will aim to platform and discuss centre-right ideas for tackling, ameliorating, and possibly ending the different types of poverty that continue to blight the country.

The second of the five panels on The inequalities of place was held on 9th June:

Speakers and key talking points

Professor Ruth Lupton
Place and inequality; trends and key issues

Danny Kruger MP
Reinventing libraries

David Simmonds MP
The role of local authorities in levelling up – the ‘how to’ of social objectives

Mike Hawking, Acting Head of Policy and Partnerships, JRF
Place-based policy interventions to create more inclusive local economies

The themes of the five panels are:

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