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Host: Morley Literature Festival
Location: Morley Town Hall, Queen Street, Morley, Leeds, LS27 9DY
Speaker: Polly Toynbee
Polly Toynbee speaks on the most pressing topical political subjects of the day. Polly Toynbee has been a political and social commentator for the Guardian since 1998 and is one of the most influential columnists in the UK. In 2003 she was declared ‘Political Journalist of The Year’. In 2007 she was named 'Columnist of the Year' at the British Press Awards.
Most recently she co-authored Unjust Rewards: Exposing Greed and Inequality in Britain Today (2008) and The Verdict: Did Labour change Britain? (2010). President of the British Humanist Association, she was made an Honorary Doctor of The Open University in 2005 for "her notable contribution to the educational and cultural well-being of society".More Information