Break up the banks? We need a banking revolution!

Saturday, 1 October, 2016 – 10:30 to 16:00, Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road London NW1 2BJ

A day conference organised by London Quakers for everyone.

In 2011, Britain Yearly Meeting (the governing body of the Quakers) said “The global economic system ……is often unjust, violent and destructive…We must urgently work with others of faith and good will….”

Morning session 10.30am to 12.30pm (including tea/coffee break)

David Shirreff , Economic Journalist and author of “Break Up The Banks!” https://goo.gl/R9mGSI will address:

 What banks do.
 Why they aren’t doing what is needed.
 What banks could become.

Afternoon session 1.30pm to 3.45pm (including tea/coffee break)

Positive Money – Fran Boait ,Executive Director of Positive Money.
Triodos Bank: A bank that is different. – Neil Hewitt, of Triodos.
Towards a new economy in which Quaker Testimony can flourish – Cait Crosse, member of QPSW team.

A Question and Answer session, including David Shirreff.
Considering Ways Forward!

Nuts and Bolts

No fee, but registration requested.  Please use the London Quakers’ contact form (click here) and say who you are and if appropriate, which Quaker meeting you are from.
The Quaker Centre café will be open for lunch.
Queries to LQEvents2016@gmail.com or phone Fred Ashmore, tel 07976 299721 or Sue Newsom, tel 0208 3508272.
No charge but there will be a collection towards costs at the end of the day.
It will be helpful to read “Principles for a new economy” and “What’s the economy for?” by QPSW. www.quaker.org.uk/neweconomy

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