The event, on the evening of Tuesday 17 of October, is to celebrate 50 years of the Social Policy Association. It is being held at the House of Lords as the Association’s honorary president is Baroness Ruth Lister.
The event will include speeches by Baroness Ruth Lister as well as Professor Adrian Sinfield (Edinburgh) and Dr Kayleigh Garthwaite (Birmingham) who, together, represent some of the most prominent researchers in social policy.
Steve Iafrati said: "Unfortunately, the chair of the SPA is unable to attend following a recent accident. As such, as vice-chair of the SPA, I will be chairing and hosting the event."
The SPA official twitter feed is @SocialPolicyUK for updates of the event.