British Government@LSE public lecture
Date: Monday 23 January 2012
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Liam Byrne MP
Chair: Professor John Hills
As we enter the year of the Beveridge Report's 70th Anniversary, Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, Liam Byrne MP, sets out Labour's case for welfare reform.
Liam Byrne is Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, and Coordinator of Labour's policy review. Elected in 2004, Liam held several ministerial positions in the Labour Government before becoming Chief Secretary to the Treasury in 2009.
Before entering politics Liam co-founded the eCommerce business egsgroup.com, and worked as a banker with NM Rothschilds. He was a Fulbright scholar at the Harvard Business School where he took his MBA with honours.
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A transcript of Liam Byrne's lecture is now available to download:
New Foundations for a New Beveridge: The Right and Responsibility to Work (pdf)
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