How to overcome the north-south divideApr 26th, 2012 | By Matthew Brown | Category: Articles, Events, Frontpage
The secretary and chair of the Hannah Mitchell Foundation will speak at a public meeting in Chesterfield on May Day to discuss how to tackle the growing north-south divide. Why is unemployment and household poverty significantly higher in the north? Would regional government or a parliament of the north help tackle the problem?
Time: 1.30 pm
Date: May Day, Monday 7th May
Venue: North East Derbyshire District Council, Saltergate, Chesterfield
Chair: Ken Curran : Chair of Sheffield Co-operative Party
Speakers: Paul Salveson, secretary of Hannah Mitchell Foundation and author of Socialism With A North Accent
Barry Winter, chair of the Hannah Mitchell Foundation and author of The ILP: Past & Present
At the start of the meeting Rosie Smith and Geoffrey Mitchell (Hannah’s grandson) will explain the significance of Hannah Mitchell.
You can read more about Hannah Mitchell and the Foundation here.