Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Mike Fraser. History through a Northumbrian Lens: Sir William Beveridge

13 March 2021 @ 10:00 - 11:00

History through a Northumbrian Lens: Part One; Individual Lectures Tickets, Sat 13 Mar 2021 at 10:00 | Eventbrite

Mike will examine the public and turbulent private lives of these three men in the context of key historical events:

13 March – Sir William Beveridge was the hugely popular architect of the welfare state who became Liberal MP for Berwick in 1944 only to be swept away in the Labour landslide of 1945. Mike will discuss his report, the reasons for his defeat at Berwick and his subsequent career.