As part of a series of LSE lectures looking at the challenges facing Britain 'after Blair', Lord Adair Turner will speak at LSE on Monday 23 April. He will examine the issues of pensions, welfare reform, and the challenges posed by an ageing society.
Lord Turner was until recently chair of the UK Pensions Commission. He is a visiting professor at LSE and CASS Business School, City of London, and was appointed as an independent cross bench peer in the House of Lords in 2005.
Lord Turner was also a member of the Council of Management of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) as well as a member of the Prime Minister's Panel of Independent Strategic Advisors from 2001 to 2002 where he focused on health service issues. His book, Just Capital - the liberal economy, was published in 2001.
The Ageing Society: challenges, opportunities and unnecessary scares is on Monday, 23 April 2007 at 6.30pm - 8pm in Theatre U8, Tower 1, London School of Economics, Clements Inn Passage, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.
To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The next lecture in the Life after Blair series, Will Blair's European Dream be Brown's British Nightmare?, will be given by Sir Stephen Wall on Thursday 3 May.
3 April 2007