Upcoming Event: From Poverty to Life Chances

The Centre for Enterprise, Markets & Ethics (CEME) is delighted to announce an upcoming public lecture on “Poverty, Life Chances, and Destitution”. Our distinguished guest speaker will be the Rt. Hon. Frank Field MP.

Frank Field has been the Labour Member of Parliament for Birkenhead since 1979. He is a long-time campaigner on poverty, low-pay, and welfare, often seeking radical solutions to complex problems. He has served in government and chaired numerous reviews and Select Committees. In 2010 Frank chaired an Independent Review on Poverty and Life Chances and now chairs the Foundation Years Trust to implement the Review’s main findings on how to prevent poor children becoming poor adults (for a more detailed biography please click here).

The event will be hosted by Blackfriars Hall (University of Oxford) and co-sponsored by CEME and the Las Casas Institute for Social Justice.


Where: The Catholic Chaplaincy, Old Palace, Rose Place, 85-87 St Aldate’s Oxford OX1 1RD.

When: 5.00-7.00pm, Thursday, 19th October 2017

Seating is strictly limited, to secure a place please reserve hereA PDF version of the invitation can be found here.