2016 Conference and AGM
Morning theme: Inequality, poverty and reducing the state in the UK
Afternoon theme: Impact of cuts on the vulnerable
York: Saturday 27 February
Priory Street Centre 15 Priory Street York YO1 6ET
Presentations available below!
Inequality, poverty and reducing the state in the UK
9:30 – 11:00 Session 1, Chaired by Larry Brownstein
Stewart Lansley on Inequality, the Economy and Continuing Crisis
Jonathan Bradshaw on Child Poverty
Deborah Quilgars on Housing Crisis in UK
11:25 – 11:45 Coffee break
11:50 – 12:40 Follow up workshops on:
Child poverty measurement
Housing – Ways of measuring the volume of empty housing
Measurement of inequality
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
Impact of cuts on the vulnerable
14:00-15:30 Session 2 – Chaired by Robin Rice
Andrew Street on Financial Crisis in the NHS
Gillian Parker on Social policy on care for older people
Pip Tyler, of Migration Yorkshire, on Migrants and Refugees in Yorkshire and UK
15:30 – 15:50 Presentations on upcoming Radical Statistics Books by Humphrey Southall, for Rachel Cohen (Statistics for Social Action) and Jeff Evans (Radical Statistics in 2020)
15:50 – 16:05 Tea break
16:10 – 17:10 Follow-up workshops on:
Counting (and supporting) refugees
Generating statistical support for community groups
The academic institutional boycott of Israel (to generate a motion for AGM)
Shaking up Radstats (suggested on the day)
17:10 – 17:15 Feedback and discussion
17:15 – 18:15
Radical Statistics Annual General Meeting All members & attendees welcome!
Chaired by Andrew Williams
There will be social events on the Friday and Saturday evenings, and on the Sunday morning, so please try to make a weekend of it!
PLUS: A workshop to discuss Radstats Future Publications will take place (same venue) on Friday 26 February.
For questions or to indicate attendance please email RS2020.
Image credits: FreedomHouse on Flickr (public domain); CuddlyLittleOwl on Flickr (CC-BY); Robin Rice.