Scottish politicians at #PovertyAssembly 2012

The Scottish Assembly for Tackling Poverty has always had a unique mix of attendees and speakers, brining together people from the third sector, frontline workers, community activists, journalists, bloggers and politicians. We thought we’d share the list of local and national politicians speaking and debating at the assembly this year, including their social media channels where available.

Day 2 – Fri 16th March

10.40am Local Approaches to Tackling Poverty: Debate with representatives of Local Government in Scotland

Cllr Archie Graham – Deputy leader Glasgow City Council, Scottish Labour Party

Robert Brown MSP – Scottish Liberal Democrats

Richard Sullivan – Scottish Conservative Party Candidate

Cllr Martha Wardrop – Glasgow City Council, Scottish Green Party 

Cllr Douglas Yates – East Renfrewshire Council, Scottish Nationalist Party

2.15      Actions for Tackling Poverty 

Plenary feedback from political representatives involved in the evidences sessions: 

Bob Doris MSP – Scottish National Party

Anne McGuire MP – Scottish Labour Party

Patrick Harvie MSP – Scottish Green Party

Drew Smith MSP – Scottish Labour Party

Kenneth Gibson MSP – Scottish National Party

3.15      Ministerial Address 

Michael Matheson MSP – Minister for Public Health, Scottish Government 



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