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#PovertyAssembly Workshop – Tackling Poverty: Facing the future challenges

On Tuesday afternoon there will be a range of workshops taking place all discussing the future challenges of tackling poverty. The workshops are all touching on current themes such as fuel poverty, job market, attitudes and much more. All workshops starts at 1:30pm. Please note that the workshop leaders are still to be confirmed.

1. Fairer Welfare: Laying the basis for the future

Beth Reid, Citizens Advice Scotland

2. How do we get Decent Jobs?

Stephen Boyd, Scottish Trades Union Congress

3. Food Poverty: From food-bank to food security

Keith Dryburgh Citizens Advice Scotland

Valerie Walker, Start Up Stirling

4. Beyond the Myths: Challenging Attitudes to Poverty

Professor Adrian Sinfield, University of Edinburgh

David Bradwell, Church of Scotland

5. Heat and Eat: Tackling Fuel Poverty

Norman Kerr, Energy Action Scotland


Read more about the assembly here: 4th Scottish Assembly for Tackling Poverty 2013 
Follow us on Twitter @PovertyAlliance and use the hashtag #PovertyAssembly to join in the conversation.