School of Law

Pay Day Lending and its Impact in Leeds and West Yorkshire

12 July 2013 | 10.30am - 1pm | Seminar
Liberty Building Room G.28


10.30am - Welcome - Dr Sarah Brown

10.40am - The Business of Pay Day Lending - Judith Dahlgreen

11.00am - The role of legal remedies in control of ‘unfair’ lending - Dr Sarah Brown

11.20am - The Law, Politics and Economics of the diffusion of innovation in Retail Financial Services -  Dr Folarin Akinbami

11.40am - Coffee/tea

12noon - The City Council’s perspective - David Roberts

Impact on Leeds City Credit Union’s clients - Paul Higgins

Open Discussion: Impact of Pay Day Lending in Leeds - Chaired by Judith Dahlgreen

1pm - Lunch


  • Dr Folarin Akinbami (University of Durham)          
  • David Roberts (Leeds City Council)
  • Dr Sarah Brown (University of Leeds)                     
  • Susan Docherty (St Vincent de Paul)
  • Steven Carey (Leeds City Council)                          
  •  Clare Forbes (WYTS)
  • Judith Dahlgreen (University of Leeds)                     
  • Jess Hawker (LUU)
  • Paul Higgins (Leeds City Credit Union)                    
  •  Julia Preston (Gipsil)
  • Joe Surtees (StepChange)

Location Details

Liberty Building, Room G.28 

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