In November 2016, IPPR launched the Commission on Economic Justice at Shoreditch Town Hall, a two-year programme to examine the state of the British economy and make practical recommendations for its reform.
At the event, IPPR introduced both the Commission, and a new report analysing the state of the UK economy. Speakers included Juergen Maier, Chief Executive of Siemens UK, Helena Morrissey CBE, Chair of the Investment Association, Sandra Kerr OBE, Race Equality Director, Business in the Community, Grace Gould, Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Local Globe, Sara Bryson, Community Organiser, Citizens UK Tyne and Wear and Tom Kibasi, Director of the IPPR.
The case for change: Launch of the IPPR Commission on Economic Justice
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