The confirmed speakers for CPAG Welfare Rights Conference 2014

31 July 2014

CPAG's annual welfare rights conference considers the real impact of government policies on families at risk of debt or facing destitution, and examines what central government, local authorities and advisers can do in response.

The following speakers have been confirmed for our annual conferences in Manchester and London for 2014:


Manchester - Thursday 4th of September

Keynote Speakers

Hannah Lambie-Mumford – Food Poverty Expert, Sheffield University

Robbie De Santos – Senior Public Policy Advocate, StepChange Debt Charity

Panel Speakers

Terry Patterson – Practice Editor, Journal of Poverty and Social Justice

Daphne Hall – Writer and Editor, Lasa

Alan Markey – Head of Welfare Benefits, Citizens Advice

London - Thursday 11th of September
Keynote Speakers

Emran Mian – Director, Social Market Foundation

Louise Goldsmith – Leader, West Sussex County Council

Panel Speakers

Tom Clark – Leader writer for the Guardian and author of Hard Times

Peter Tutton – Head of Policy, StepChange Debt Charity

Denise Bentley – Founder and Manager,Tower Hamlets Foodbank

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