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Leading Lights: Preventing vulnerability

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River Room

House of Lords

Parliament Square

London

SW1A 0PW

United Kingdom

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Leading Lights: Preventing Vulnerability with Lord Bird


Kindly hosted by Lord Bird
for Policy in Practice Foundation

Tuesday 17 July 2018, 18:00 to 20:00


What more can we do to prevent households from falling into crisis?

Event synopsis

Policy in Practice's Leading Lights Network hosts an evening at the House of Lords for frontline practitioners to discuss how we can better prevent households from falling into crisis. The event is kindly sponsored by Lord Bird, founder of the Big Issue.

Attendees will hear:

  • Lord Bird talk about the story of the Big Issue, his passion for prevention, and the drivers behind the Creditworthiness Assessment Bill
  • Deven Ghelani talk about using data to proactively identify, engage and track vulnerable people
  • A central government speaker talk about the Homelessness Reduction Act
  • Frontline speakers share how they are creatively using public data to tackle vulnerability early, in a sustainable way


Agenda

18:00 Arrival and drinks served

18:10 Welcome and aims for the evening
Deven Ghelani, Policy in Practice

18:15 Mary's story

18:25 The importance of preventing vulnerability
Lord Bird

18:35 Developing legislation and policy to tackle vulnerability
Anna Whalen, Senior Adviser, Homelessness Advice and Support Team, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

18:42 Frontline experiences of using data to tackle vulnerability
Chris Parker, Jo Morris, Newcastle City Council

18:50 Frontline experiences of using data to tackle vulnerability
Nikki Middleton, Luton Borough Council

19:00 Question, answers and discussion

19:10 Reception, networking drinks and canapes

20:00 Close



Who should attend?

People responsible for delivering welfare reforms in local organisations. Attendance is limited; please register your interest.


This event is now fully booked. However please continue to register to join the waiting list.

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River Room

House of Lords

Parliament Square

London

SW1A 0PW

United Kingdom

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