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Impact of Welfare Reform in London

Wednesday, 23 November 2011 from 09:30 to 13:30 (GMT)

London, United Kingdom

Impact of Welfare Reform in London

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Impact of Welfare Reform in London

 

London’s Living Room, City Hall, London SE1 2AA

Wednesday 23 November 2011

9.30am-1.30pm

 

This event, hosted by the Social Exclusion team in the GLA Intelligence Unit, seeks to bring together perspectives from the policy, academic and voluntary sectors on the potential impact in London, of the Coalition Government’s planned reforms to welfare.

 

We will consider the impact of reform on a wide range of policy areas including, the geography of reform, housing provision and the employment and skills landscape and implications for work incentives, service delivery and child care.

 

Speakers:

 

Andrew Collinge, Assistant Director, GLA Intelligence Unit (GLA) Chair

 

Matthew Oakley, Head of Enterprise, Growth and Social Policy (Policy Exchange) Rationale for Welfare Reform: The Need for Rebalancing 

 

Professor Chris Hamnett (King’s College London) The Geography of Government Welfare Benefit Cuts

 

Debra Levison, Housing Policy Manager (GLA) Welfare Reform and Housing in London

 

Andy Gates, Principal Policy Officer, Employment and Skills (GLA) The Changing Employment and Skills Landscape in London

 

Ian Jones & Philip Clifford, Policy and Project Managers (London Councils) Impact of Welfare Reform on Work Incentives and Local Authority Services

 

Kate Groucutt, Research and Policy Director (DayCare Trust) Considerations for Childcare in the Context of Welfare Reform

 

The event will be free of charge and places are strictly limited.

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Greater London Authority
City Hall
SE1 2AA London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 23 November 2011 from 09:30 to 13:30 (GMT)


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