Earlier this month Jon spoke at the Ebor Lecture in York St John as part of the 2013-14 series entitled ‘The Morality of Austerity’. You can read the full lecture by clicking on this link: Jon Cruddas MP - 'The Common Good in an Age of Austerity' 


On 5th October 2012 Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham spoke at the 'Ron Todd Memorial Lecture'. The focus of the lecture was Young People: Crime, Peace and Politics. 

Ronald Todd was the general secretary of the Transport and General Workers' Union (TGWU) from 1985 until 1992, then the largest general trade union in the UK. Todd also gained a reputation for his commitment to human rights and his work on nuclear disarmament.