NAWRA conference in Durham on 24 June 2022

We are pleased to announce that our first in-person NAWRA conference for over two years will take place soon. Join us for a variety of conference sessions and an opportunity to meet fellow welfare rights advisers.

The conference will take place in-person at Durham Town Hall on Friday 24 June from 9.30am (for a 10am start) until 4pm.

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NAWRA conferences are free to attend and open to members only.

A rail strike is planned for Thursday 23 June and there is likely to be significant disruption to rail services on Friday 24 June too. If you are interested in car-sharing please email with your mobile phone number and she will add you to a WhatsApp group of other members where this can be organised.

Please contact us with any questions.


NAWRA conference 3 and 4 March

NAWRA members will meet on Zoom on 3 March 2022 (1.00pm-4.30pm) and 4 March 2022 (9.30am-1.00pm)

We will be hearing from a wide variety of welfare rights practitioners and academics. Dr Michael Orton (Warwick University) will lead a participatory session on the work of the Commission for Social Security and Fran Bennett (Oxford University) will present her recent paper on the policy challenges posed by the design of Universal Credit.

There will also be informative and useful sessions on Mind’s strategic litigation work, building and maintaining networks, and updater sessions on all the recent changes to the benefits system.

This meeting will also serve as NAWRA’s AGM and there will be an opportunity to hear more about our equality and diversity working group.

Join us on the evening of 3 March for an online social event and quiz.

NAWRA conferences are free to attend but open to members only.

Read the agenda

Please check your email for information on booking a place.

NAWRA conferences are open to members only. Not a member?  Find out more about joining