ECONOMIC JUSTICE FOR THE NORTH EAST

19th Jun 2019 17:30

Join IPPR for an event involving people from across the North East to have your say on how the economy works for you. Jamie Driscoll, newly elected Mayor of the North of Tyne Combined Authority, will be joined by community leaders and trade union representatives to respond to questions and thoughts on what economic justice means for the region and how it could be achieved.

This event is open to all and will take place on Wednesday 19th June, 17:30-20:00 at The Biscuit Factory, 16 Stoddart Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AN. The event will open with refreshments at 17:30, with speeches beginning at 18:00. It will then finish with further refreshments between 19:30-20:00.

Confirmed speakers include:

Jamie Driscoll, Mayor, North of Tyne Combined Authority

Sara Bryson, Community Organiser, Tyne & Wear Citizens and Member of the Commission

Carol Botten, Chief Executive, Voluntary Organisations' Network North East (VONNE)

Carys Roberts, Chief Economist and Head of the Centre for Economic Justice, IPPR

For more information on this event, click here or email j.bresson@ippr.org

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