Britain is the world’s fifth richest country, yet poverty in Britain is rising. With paid work failing to reduce poverty for many, how can Britain best tackle this growing issue?
Frank Field, MP Member of Parliament for Birkenhead
Frank Field was appointed Chairman of the Independent Review on Poverty and life chances in June 2010.
John Bird MBE, Founder and Editor-in Chief, The Big Issue.
Julia Unwin CBE, Chief Executive, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Julia Unwin is Chief Executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust.
Kate Wareing, Director of Poverty programme, Oxfam UK.
Daniel goes in search of the castaway experience in an archipelago of 99 islands. Without support, and increasingly without water, he finds it.
14 March 2019
Alexander Hepburne Macklin (1889-1967) was one of two surgeons who served on Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917.
24 August 2017
Drawing on a lifetime exploring British landscapes, Nicholas will describe how we have modified our habitat since the tundra thawed 12,000 years ago and why we should value our island story.
10 October 2016
The winners of ‘Young Geographer of the Year 2015’ were announced today at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). To celebrate the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition, pupils nationwide were asked to respond to the question ‘Why does Antarctica matter?’
4 December 2015
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