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Turning the Tide: Tackling Poverty in Scotland
Thu 27th Feb
9:30am - 4:00pm
Central Edinburgh
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Despite the devolution of social security powers and the determination of the Scottish Government to ensure that the ethos of the Scottish system differed from the UK counterpart, founded on ideals of dignity, respect and a human rights approach and the particular focus on child poverty through the passing of legislation enshrining reduction targets into law, poverty in Scotland, particularly child poverty, is projected to get worse not better.  What can be done across Scottish Government and society to ensure poverty in Scotland is tackled in line with the targets enshrined in law? Find out more at this Holyrood conference.