The Webb Memorial Trust has pursued the intellectual legacy of Beatrice Webb, who, together with her husband Sydney, embarked on a vigorous programme of social reform.
Since 1987 The Webb Memorial Trust has funded a¬†range of projects in the UK, helping to¬†create a better informed debate about poverty, its causes and solutions.
The Solidarity Society sets out a strategy for tackling poverty in Britainover the coming decades. It is the final report of a major Fabian Society research project, supported by the¬†Webb Memorial Trust.The project marked the centenary of the Minority Report to the Royal Commission on the Poor Law.
Beatrice Webb¬† co-founded the London School of Economics, the New Statesman and was a central figure¬†in the¬†Fabian Society.
Learn more about the work of Beatrice Webb, one of Britain’s great diarists and architects of the welfare state.