Reducing Poverty and Income Inequality to Deliver Social Inclusion

Event
COSLA
Verity House
19 Haymarket Yards
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Thursday, 13 November, 2014

This briefing will give you an in-depth look at the steps being taken to tackle poverty and develop income equality across Scotland. Benefit from informed debate and discussion and take advantage of a platform to learn and to share best practice solutions for delivering a socially inclusive Scotland.

Scotland needs innovative and imaginative solutions to tackle social exclusion and inequality. According to statistics, around 840,000 individuals – 17% of Scotland's population - are affected by relative poverty. By attending this event, you can become part of that solution.

Key topics include:

  • The Impact of the Welfare Reforms on Reducing Poverty and Creating Income Equality
  • Reducing Child Poverty: Supporting Lone Parents to Achieve Income Equality, A Gendered Perspective
  • Improving Family Support and Employability: Edinburgh City Council
  • Panel Discussion: Tackling Poverty and Income Inequality

Confirmed Speakers:

  • John Dickie, Head of Child Poverty Action Group Scotland
  • Dr John McKendrick, Editor of Poverty in Scotland 2014: the Independence Referendum and Beyond
  • Michael McMahon MSP, Convenor, Welfare Reform Committee, Scottish Parliament
  • Satwat Rehman, Director, One Parent Families Scotland
  • Claire Telfer, Head of Policy and Campaigns, Save the Children Scotland

Register to attend Reducing Poverty and Income Inequality to Deliver Social Inclusion

We are currently offering £100 off standard delegate rates with Promo Code 2RPS3010.

*Bring a colleague for an additional £75 +VAT*

Reduced delegate rates end 5pm Thursday, 30th October.

 

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