‘We are a developed economy and a first world country, so how can it be that in this day and age we are seeing malnutrition, food poverty and energy poverty at such levels in our country.’
John Sentamu, Archbishop of York in On Rock or Sand? Firm foundations for Britain’s future (SPCK, 2015)
There is a growing recognition that the level of inequality in Britain has become a major issue and that something needs to be done about it. The Diocese of Worcester in partnership with the West Midlands RSA Fellowship and TALK SHOP invite you to a discussion about an issue that we are likely to hear a lot about in this general election year.
Talk Shop is a new discussion format that enables everyone to get to grips with big issues, reaching their own conclusions, speaking for themselves. It’s designed to promote respect and consensus, to encourage people to listen as well as talk. Above all it’s fun. Nobody gets shouted at, everyone feels they can take part.
The starting point for this discussion is what should we do about inequality? Five options or ways of answering the question will be presented. People then decide which option they prefer and form a small breakout group to explore the pros and cons. They present their thoughts to the whole group, and the debate begins.
To reserve a place, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll send you a briefing paper for the event.
For further details call Rev. Phillip Jones on 01905 755037. Light refreshments will be available at the event.
Location: Great Hall, The Old Palace, Deansway, Worcester WR1 2JE