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Poverty in Scotland 2021
CPAG in Scotland, Glasgow Caledonian University SPIRU and WiSE Centre, The Poverty Alliance and I-SPHERE, Heriot-Watt University are launching Poverty in Scotland 2021

Friday 23rd April
10 am until 12 noon

10am Welcome and Introductions: John Dickie

Part 1 Poverty in Scotland 2021 – an overview

10.10 Poverty in Scotland 2021; the context, nature and scale – John H McKendrick and Angela O Hagan

10.20 The lived experience of Poverty in Scotland – Laura Robertson (Poverty Alliance) and Linda Craik (End Poverty Edinburgh)

10.30 Tools for tackling poverty, a sampler: Social Care – Lucy Mulvagh, Childcare - Kay Sillars, Climate justice – Jamie Livingstone

10.45 Q and A

Part 2 Reflections from the political parties

11.00 Panel discussion with representatives of the political parties. Chaired by John Dickie
Max 5 mins each followed by 20 mins Q and A
Neil Gray - SNP
Annie Wells - Scottish Conservatives TBC
Pauline McNeill - Scottish Labour
Alison Johnson Scottish Greens
Carole Ford - Scottish Liberal Democrats

11.50 Concluding observations - Satwat Rehman, CEO OPFS

12noon Ends

Apr 23, 2021 10:00 AM in London

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