Adequate minimum income in the UK - current situation and roadmap for progress
from 12:30 am to 05:00 am
Over the last six months EAPN in the UK have consulted with a wide range of individuals and organisations to consider the possibilities for achieving adequate incomes in the UK. This half day seminar will present the findings of this work, placing it within the context of developments across Europe.
Speakers at the seminar include Donald Hirsch (Director, Centre for Research in Social Policy, Loughborough University), Robin Hanan (Director, EAPN Ireland),Dr. Katherine Duffy (European Anti-Poverty Network England),Moussa Haddad (Senior Policy & Research Officer, Child Poverty Action Group).
The seminar is being organised as part of The European Minimum Income Network (EMIN) initiative.
This a two year project (2013-2014) funded by the European Commission, that has the aim of building consensus to take the necessary steps towards the progressive realisation of adequate and accessible minimum income schemes in EU Member States, in line with the European Commission’s Active Inclusion Recommendation of 2008, the Europe 2020 strategy and in the context of the European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion.