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Skivers vs Strivers - the implications of re-branding the welfare state

Among The Hoods, (c) Harriet Sergeant
  • Friday 14 June 2013, 4.30PM
  • Free admission
    Booking required, see below for tickets
  • Ron Cooke Hub, University of York (See locations page)

Event details

A panel debate, chaired by Professor Karen Mumford, on the theme of "Skivers vs Strivers" in modern Britain, featuring:

  • Zoe Williams, The Guardian
  • Paul Johnson, Institute for Fiscal Studies
  • Harriet Sergeant, journalist, author and Research Fellow of the Centre for Policy Studies
  • David Goodhart, Editor at large, Prospect magazine

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