Date: Friday 5th June 2015 Time: 9.30am – 4pm Location: MC001 (Main Lecture Theatre), Ground Floor, MC Building, South Campus, Wolverhampton University, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1LY Agenda Our guest speakers will be Steve Iafrati, senior lecturer in Social Policy at the University and Ruth London of Fuel Poverty Action.  There will be workshops on PIP, pension freedoms, the Equality Act and a project involving law students in appeal representation. The meeting is free but only NAWRA members may attend.  …

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Our next meeting will take place on Friday 6 March at the University of Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent. Our guest speakers will be Andrew Hood from the Institute for Fiscal Studies and Jackie Cox from Church Action on Poverty.  Andrew will present his research on social security spending under the current coalition government and beyond.  Jackie will tell us about “The Real Benefits Street” a project giving voice to benefit claimants and dispelling media myths. There will be workshops on students and …

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Only a couple of days to go until our conference in Durham. Just a quick reminder that we have The Right Reverend Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, as our honoured guest. We are very proud to have secured such a high profile speaker to give our first annual Phil Hanns Memorial Lecture. In a week where the Church has criticised benefit sanctions and other delays as key contributors to UK poverty, it is timely that we have the Rt Rev …

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