Good evening Oxford University! My name is Charlie Adams, as some of you know I am a member of the debate team here at our school.
I have been looking forward to this day for a long time. I am truly honored that I was chosen to speak in the here today.
The topic selected for this debate is challenges in the UK where I am going to talk about specifically poverty in the United Kingdom.
The conflict between the left and right wing when it comes to poverty is one of the things to blame. The former prime minister from the conservative party
Theresa May, believed that the best way to fight poverty was through job creation. The left wing believes poverty is caused by the conservative government and their austerity policies.
I think its pretty obvious to see who’s right and who’s wrong here. Theresa Mays argument that poverty can be solved through job creation doesn’t quite hold up.
Many working-class families lives in poverty where at least one has a full time job, in some cases they might be working multiple jobs. And that still doesn’t generate enough income to make the everything run around.