Good Times, Bad Times with Prof John Hills

EventsEvent Date: Feb 9th, 2015  Time: 12:00 - 14:00  Location: Cardiff

One of the UK’s leading social policy experts, Professor John Hills, will headline an impressive panel for a discussion organised by the Bevan Foundation and the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD).

Professor Hills, Director of the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at the London School of Economics, will present the key findings of his book ‘Good Times, Bad Times: the welfare myth of them and us’.  Professor Hills, will joined by a panel of Prof Sir Adrian Webb, chair of Big Lottery Wales and Liz Withers, Head of Policy of Citizen’s Advice Cymru.

Professor Hills’s book uses extensive research and survey evidence to challenge the view of a divide between “strivers and skivers”.  According to Tom Clark’s review in the Guardian of 11th December, the book is both ‘meticulous‘ and ‘disruptive‘.

The event is kindly sponsored by Mick Antoniw AM.

Where:  the Pierhead, Cardiff Bay,

When:  9 February 9 2015, 12-2pm

How much: Free

How to book: online here


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