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Keynote Speech by Nicola Sturgeon at #PovertyAssembly 2013


At the 4th Scottish Assembly for Tackling Poverty Nicola Sturgeon, Deputy First Minister, will provide a keynote speech on ‘Meeting the Challenge of Poverty in Scotland’.

Nicola was elected MSP for Glasgow in 1999, and is now MSP for Govan. Before being appointed Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing after the May 2007 election she had been Shadow Minister for Education, Health & Community Care and Justice. In September 2012, still as DFM, she was appointed Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities with responsibility for government strategy and the constitution.

Nicola recently discussed child poverty in the media arguing that independence gives Scotland the best chance of eradicating poverty in Scotland.

Read more about our speakers and workshops here:

4th Scottish Assembly for Tackling Poverty 2013: Achieving Social Justice in Scotland
25th and 26th March 2013, Mitchell Library, Glasgow
Follow us on Twitter @PovertyAlliance and use the hashtag #PovertyAssembly to join in the conversation.