This year, NatCen will be hosting events at all three party
conferences. We'll be drawing on brand new British
Social Attitudes due to be released this September. The theme
for our events is:
Hard Times, Harder Attitudes: What do 30 years of data tell us about the future of welfare?
Liberal Democrat Conference Event
Tuesday 25th September 2012 18.15 - 19.30 King's Terrace, The Grand Hotel, Brighton
Speakers: Nicholas Hellen, Assistant Editor (Social Affairs) - The Sunday Times (chair); Rt Hon Simon Hughes MP, Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats; Penny Young, Chief Executive - NatCen Social Research; Teresa Perchard, Director of Policy and Advocacy - Citizens Advice, Gavin Kelly, Chief Executive - Resolution Foundation.
Labour Conference Event
Wednesday 3rd October 2012 17.30 - 19.00 Exchange 7, Manchester Central, Manchester
Speakers: Polly Toynbee, Columnist - The Guardian (chair); Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (invited); Penny Young, Chief Executive - NatCen Social Research; Nick Pearce, Director - IPPR, Nancy Kelley, Deputy Director Policy and Research - Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Conservative Conference Event
Monday 8th October 2012 17.30 - 19.00
Exec Room 8, The ICC, Birmingham
Speakers: Sarah Neville, Public Policy Editor - The Financial Times (chair); Minister TBC; Penny Young, Chief Executive - NatCen Social Research; Paul Johnson, Director - Institute for Fiscal Studies; Julia Unwin CBE, Chief Executive - Joseph Rowntree Foundation.