University of Hertfordshire
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Public lecture on "Poverty and Justice from a Christian Perspective". Part of the Autmn Law Public Lecture Series at University of Hertfordshire

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Law Public Lecture: Poverty and Justice from a Christian Perspective

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Public lecture on "Poverty and Justice from a Christian Perspective". Part of the Autmn Law Public Lecture Series

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In his lecture, Frank Field MP will draw upon his long-standing interest in social justice and his background as an Anglican.

Frank Field was elected to Parliament in 1979 as Member for Birkenhead. He had previously worked as Director of the Child Poverty Action Group and the Low Pay Unit. From 1980 to 81, he served as Shadow Education and Social Security spokesman under Michael Foot.

In 1990 he took up the chairmanship of the Social Security Select Committee until 1997. From 1997 to 1998 he accepted the position of Minister for Welfare Reform in Tony Blair’s first cabinet.

He currently chairs the Pensions Reform Group, the Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England and the Birkenhead Education Trust. He is the author of numerous books on welfare and poverty including Neighbours from Hell: The Politics of Behaviour (2003), The Ethic of Respect: A Left Wing Cause (2006) and Saints and Heroes (2010).

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Duration: Short Session

Min. Students: 1

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