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.
It is National Careers Week, so what better time to remember that if you want to understand our world, help to shape the future, and have a rewarding career that pays well, geography is the subject for you.
6 March 2019
As part of our work to highlight the benefits of studying geography at all levels and to promote the wide range of careers that geography can lead to, we hold regular Going Places events for Year 9 and Year 12 students.
10 August 2018
After the Endurance Expedition and subsequent years during WW1 serving in Ypes, France in the Royal Engineers Sound Ranging Section, Reginald James settled in Manchester where he joined the staff of the Physics Department at Manchester University as Lecturer in 1919.
6 April 2016
A major public exhibition highlighted the involvement of local guides and communities in three centuries of Western exploration.
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