Lessons From history
MONDAY 7 JUNE | 17:00 – 18:30
MONDAY 7 JUNE | 17:00 - 18:30
Levelling up: How well have state interventions worked?
Levelling up has recently been in the news as the government plans to 'level up' opportunities across the UK.
In our third lecture of the series, we discussed the above question with Professor Joanna Innes, Professor Richard Reid and Dr Ben Jackson from the University of Oxford. They were accompanied by Dr Subitha Subramaniam and by Guy Monson, who chaired the evening.
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17:00: Professor John Watts, Oxford - Welcome
17:05: Professor Joanna Innes, Oxford - The ‘Bettering Society’ project: England, 1783-1818
17:20: Professor Richard Reid, Oxford - From Dual Mandate to Developmental State: the concept of ‘levelling up’
17:35: Dr Ben Jackson -‘I’ve Heard that Song Before: Levelling Up in Twentieth Century Britain’
17:50: Dr Subitha Subramaniam - How will 'levelling up' change the policy paradigm?
18:05: Guy Monson, Sarasin & Partners - Q&A
18:25: Professor John Watts, Oxford - Closing remarks