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14:30 - 16:00 21 January 2011

Perception and reality: The compensation culture

Location

Moot court | Bentham House (link Map)
4–8 Endsleigh Gardens | London | WC1H 0EG | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Lord Young of Graffham, The Rt Hon the Lord Young of Graffham PC DL graduated from University College London before becoming a solicitor. He spent a year in the profession before moving on to run a number of successful businesses. He became Secretary of State for Employment in 1985 and in 1987 became Secretary of State for Trade and Industry and President of the Board of Trade. He was Executive Chairman of Cable and Wireless plc from 1990 to 1995 and thereafter Chairman of Young Associates Ltd, which invests in new technologies.

Lord Young of Graffham, following a Whitehall-wide review of the operation of health and safety laws and the growth of the compensation culture, launched his report 'Common Sense, Common Safety' in October 2010.


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Lisa Penfold
+44 (0)20 7679 1514 | lisa.penfold@ucl.ac.uk


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