What could economic justice mean for Wales?

The UK economy is not working. It is no longer delivering rising standards for a majority of the population. Too many people are in insecure jobs; young people are set to be poorer than their parents; the nations and regions of the UK are diverging further.

The IPPR Commission on Economic Justice was established in 2016 in the wake of the vote to leave the EU to examine the challenges facing the UK economy and to make recommendations for reform. Its final report Prosperity and Justice: A Plan for the New Economy, published in September 2018, made the case for a radical overhaul of our economy.

IPPR is now delighted to invite people to take part in an interactive event dedicated to exploring paths to economic justice in Wales. Mark Drakeford AM, First Minister of Wales, will be joined by community leaders, business and trade union representatives to respond to your questions and thoughts on the fairness and prosperity of the nation’s economy.

This event is open to all and will take place on Thursday 18th July, 5.30-8:00pm at The Temple of Peace, King Edward VII Ave, Cardiff CF10 3AP. Tickets are free but as space is limited, we recommend registering to confirm your place.

 

Confirmed speakers include:

Rt Hon Mark Drakeford AM, First Minister of Wales

Cerys Furlong, Chief Executive, Chwarae Teg

Martin Mansfield, Secretary General, TUC Wales

Ben Francis, Policy Chair, FSB Wales

 

To register for this event, please use the following link:

https://www.ippr.org/event/economic-justice-for-wales


Date/Time


Date - 18/07/2019 @ 17:30

Location


The Temple of Peace
King Edward VII Ave
Cardiff CF10 3AP
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