|Event type:||Friday Programme|
|Time:||20:00 to 22:00|
|Description:||Salaat followed by Qur'an recitation and the main talk by Prof Jonathan Portes on Universal Basic Services: the future for our welfare state.
Jonathan Portes started his career at HM Treasury in 1987, and spent most of his career as a civil servant, serving as Chief Economist at the Department for Work and Pensions from 2002 to 2008 and Chief Economist at the Cabinet Office from 2008 to 2011. He led the Cabinet Office's economic analysis and economic policy work during the financial crisis and on the G20 London Summit in April 2009. From 2011 to 2015, he was Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.
|Venue:||Mahfil Ali |
39 Gloucester Road