The Welfare State We're In

11 February 2014, 6.30pm
2 Lord North Street, Westminster, London SW1 (door on Great Peter Street)

A book launch with James Bartholomew

Guest Speakers: Peter Lilley MP and documentary maker Martin Durkin

The Welfare State We’re In has been hailed by guest speaker Martin Durkin as “the most important book on the welfare state” and “one of the most important political/social/historical works of the last half century.”

Milton Friedman described it as “a devastating critique of the welfare state”, whilst Frank Field MP called it “quite simply brilliant.”

Author James Bartholomew is a banker-turned-journalist who has spent much time in the Far East, and has been a leader writer for the Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail.  He’s made countless media appearances and he’s never been scared to tackle the big topics – like banning the NHS.

Please join us for the re-launch of this lauded and influential work, which has previously won the IEA’s Arthur Seldon Award for Excellence and the Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Award.

RSVP: via email or on 0207 799 8900.


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